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    Gemini 12 Flown Gold-Colored Fliteline Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, with LOA. This 25mm medal flew aboard Gemini 12 with crewmembers James Lovell and Buzz Aldrin, November 11-15, 1966. It features the mission insignia on the obverse with the Roman numeral "XII" at the twelve o'clock position and the Gemini capsule positioned like a clock's hour hand. This was the final Gemini flight and the crescent moon at left symbolizes the ultimate goal of the space program. The surnames of the astronauts are also on the obverse. "Gemini Twelve" is struck on the reverse along with the engraved dates of the mission. Obverse is quite nice, the reverse has discoloration and pitting due to storage for many years against a foam pad.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that the gold-colored Gemini XII Fliteline medallion that accompanies this letter was flown with me aboard the mission November 11-15, 1966. This medal is from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my possession since the mission."


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    May, 2017
    19th Friday
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