Lot 100
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[PROJECT GEMINI]. MEDALLION CARRIED ON GEMINI 5

Estimate
2,500 - 3,500 USD
Sold
3,000 USD
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Description

  • THE RECORD SETTING 8 DAYS OR BUST FLIGHT
Flown Medallion, made from sterling silver, 1 inch in diameter. Carried on the Gemini 5 flight by Commander Gordon Cooper. The crew mission emblem featuring a covered wagon is on the obverse with the motto “8 Days or Bust,” and the flight dates of "August 21-29, 1965" are engraved on the reverse. Displayed with a 5 ½ by 8 ½ inch Typed Card Signed by L. GORDON COOPER describing the medallion and Gemini 5 flight.
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