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    THE JOHN W. YOUNG COLLECTION

    Gemini 10 Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Display Directly from the John W. Young Collection, with Letter of Certification. A section, 0.5" square x 1.75" long, sealed in a 3" diameter x 2.5" tall Lucite cylinder with "GEMINI X/ JULY 18-21, 1966" engraved on the bottom. This was Young's second (of six) space flights, his first in command. Michael Collins accompanied him as pilot. Minor scratches, otherwise excellent.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Young's widow, Susy Young. It reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the Gemini 10 Heat Shield in Lucite that accompanies this letter was flown aboard the Gemini 10 mission July 18-21, 1966. It has been a part of John W. Young's personal collection since returning from the mission."


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    June
    5th Friday 10:50 am CT
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    5th Friday
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    (Lots 50001-50264) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Friday, June 5, 2020.
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