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    Gemini 6A Flown Silver-Colored Fliteline Medallion Directly from the Jim Rathmann Collection. This 26mm medal was flown aboard Gemini 6A, which performed a space rendezvous with Gemini 7 spacecraft in orbit on the afternoon of December 15. On board Gemini 6A were Wally Schirra and Thomas Stafford. The obverse of the medal shows a hexagonal shape, reflecting the mission number; and the spacecraft trajectory also traces out the number "6". The Gemini 6 spacecraft is shown superimposed on the "twin stars" Castor and Pollux, for "Gemini". The obverse also has "Schirra" and "Stafford" with the original mission designation "GTA-6" (for Gemini-Titan-Agena). The reverse has the dates of the flight and the revised mission designation "GT-GT-6". Enclosed in a 14K gold bezel with a jump ring. Generally excellent condition.

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    November, 2012
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