Lot 112
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COMPLETE GEMINI SPACESUIT WITH HELMET, GLOVES MADE FOR PETE CONRAD, AND BOOTS MADE FOR FRANK BORMAN, 1963-65

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
Sold
162,500 USD
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Description

  • A Gemini G-2C-4 full high altitude pressure suit, including inner pressure suit and outer cover layer, complete with GH-2C-7 helmet, GG-2C-16 gloves made to fit Pete Conrad, and GB-5C-9 boots made to fit Frank Borman, all manufactured by the David Clark Company for NASA between 1963-1965
Gemini G-2C-4 full pressure suit, approx. 75 inches tall from boot to helmet; inner pressure layer made of neoprene rubber, outer cover layer of white HT Nylon, with pressure-sealing entry zipper running from back of neck down to just above crotch, original NASA meatball patch at left chest, left shoulder with replaced American flag patch, three anodized aluminum umbilical life support outlets, label at nape reads: "SUIT, HIGH ALTITUDE / FULL PRESSURE / G-2C-4 / SIZE —KANOWSKI / DATE OF MFG. 8-12-63"; Gloves in white and aluminized (silver) HT Nylon with adjustable lacing, attaching to suit with anodized aluminum sealed rings with sealed bearing (left hand blue, right hand red), label inside each glove at wrist reading: "GLOVE, SPACE SUIT / NASA DESIGNATION GG-2C-16 / DAVID CLARK CO. INC. / P/N ACS 1003  SER.NO. 116 / SIZE CONRAD  DEC 1963"; Boots in white HT nylon with sturdy rubber soles, closing with laces and zipper, plus two red buckle-straps, label inside each boot reading: "BOOT, RIGHT (BOOT, LEFT) / PRESSURE SUIT ASSEMBLY / NASA DESIGNATION GB-5C-9 / MFG. DAVID CLARK COMPANY INC. / P/N A-2482-2 (A-2482-1) SERIAL NO. 509 / SIZE: BORMAN  OCT. 1965"; helmet made of fiberglass and epoxy with movable poly-carbonate visor, sheepskin inner lining, and suede ear-pads, label inside reading: "HELMET, SPACE SUIT / NASA DESIGNATION GH-2C-7 / MFG. DAVID CLARK CO. INC. / P/N ACS 1053  SER.NO.107 / SEAL CURE DATE 10/64 / SIZE [blank]  FEB 1964", attaching to helmet with anodized aluminum ring. Mounted onto custom built archival display stand.
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