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    Gemini 7 Flown Large-Size American Flag Signed by and from the Personal Collection of Mission Pilot James Lovell. This 18" x 12" silk American flag flew on what was, up to that point, the longest manned spaceflight (thirteen days, eighteen hours), a record that stood for five years. The astronauts joked to Mission Control upon return about getting married after having spent so much time together in space. Lovell has written on the lowest white stripe on this flag, "Flown on board Gemini 7 James Lovell". Excellent condition with several folds.

    This lot includes a signed Letter of Authenticity from Lovell stating: "[This item] was flown on board Gemini 7 spacecraft. Gemini 7 launched in December of 1965 was the fourth earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series."


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    7th Tuesday
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