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    Gemini 7 Flown Embroidered Mission Insignia Patch Directly from the Jim Rathmann Collection. Originally obtained from Mission Pilot James Lovell by Pete Conrad and presented to the Rathmanns. This 3.75" partially-embroidered on blue cloth patch flew along on this record-breaking mission with Frank Borman and James Lovell, December 4-18, 1965. The mission insignia features an Olympic torch signifying the marathon-like length of the two-week mission and includes the surnames of the crew and the flight name. Pristine condition.

    A copy of a two-page letter from Pete Conrad to Kay Rathmann discussing how he had gathered as many flown Gemini patches and medallions as he could for the Rathmanns' collection is included with this lot. It mentions that James Lovell had contributed this Gemini 7 patch.


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    November, 2012
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