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    Gemini 7 Flown Large-Size Texas Flag from the Personal Collection of Mission Pilot James Lovell. This 17" x 11.5" silk Texas "Lone Star" flag flew on what was, up to that point, the longest manned spaceflight (thirteen days, eighteen hours), a record that stood for five years. Lovell has written on the red stripe of this flag, "Flown on board Gemini 7 James Lovell". These larger flags are much in demand by collectors. Excellent condition, neatly folded.

    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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    October, 2008
    7th Tuesday
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