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    GEMINI 8

    Gemini 8 Flown Custom 14K Gold Pin with Diamonds, Given as a Gift by Armstrong to His Wife Janet, Directly From The Armstrong Family Collection™, Certified and Encapsulated by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty.




    A unique and very special piece of jewelry, 23mm x 27mm, the "II" Gemini program logo (and zodiacal symbol for Gemini) with a "VIII" mission number overlaid and a diamond "star" stud placed both above and below (representing the twin stars Castor and Pollux). Meant to be worn as a pin, there is a locking bar pin on verso. Astronauts were allowed to carry personal items in their PPK (Personal Preference Kit) and this was taken on the mission by Neil especially for his wife. A prized one-of-a-kind piece. Sealed in a numbered archival holder. This lot will include a Statement of Provenance signed by Neil Armstrong's sons, Rick and Mark.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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