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    Gemini 7 Flown MS63 NGC Gold-colored Fliteline Medallion Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Pilot James Lovell, with His Handwritten Certificate of Authenticity. The obverse of this 25mm medal features the mission insignia depicting the Roman numeral "VII", a Gemini space capsule, and an Olympic torch, said to symbolize the marathon nature of the 1965 flight. The reverse bears the crew surnames, "GT-7", and the engraved dates of the mission. Between December 4th and 18th, 1965, crewmembers Frank Borman and James Lovell orbited the Earth 206 times, a space endurance record that would stand for five years. A nice Select Uncirculated example.

    Included with this lot is a handwritten LOA on Lovell's letterhead reading, in full: "I can hereby confirm the gold colored Gemini 7 Fliteline medallion that I offer with this letter is one that was flown with me aboard the mission December 4-18, 1965."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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