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    Gemini 12 Flown Heat Shield Plug and Embroidered Mission Insignia Patch in Capsule-Shaped Display on Base. A segment of heat shield, approximately 0.75" square x 1.75" long and a 3" diameter mission patch all in acrylic and mounted to a 7.375" x 8.625" x 0.75" wooden base. On the acrylic is printed: "Heat Shield & Patch/ Flown on Gemini XXII/ James A. Lovell/ Edwin E. Aldrin/ Nov. 11 Thru 15/ 1966". This was the last of the Gemini flights with two very popular astronauts aboard. This is only the second flown patch / heat shield combination displays Heritage has offered. It was presented to a longtime McDonnell employee. Felt on bottom as well as a wall hook offering two ways to display it. Very fine.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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