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[PROJECT GEMINI]. FLOWN ON GEMINI 10. HEAT SHIELD SEGMENT IN LUCITE FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 USD

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, MISSION COMMANDER OF GEMINI X, VIA HIS ESTATE

[PROJECT GEMINI]. FLOWN ON GEMINI 10. HEAT SHIELD SEGMENT IN LUCITE FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

[PROJECT GEMINI]. FLOWN ON GEMINI 10. HEAT SHIELD SEGMENT IN LUCITE FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 USD

Lot sold:

3,000

USD

DIRECTLY FROM THE PERSONAL COLLECTION OF JOHN YOUNG, MISSION COMMANDER OF GEMINI X, VIA HIS ESTATE

FLOWN ON GEMINI 10

HEAT SHIELD SEGMENT IN LUCITE


Gemini 10 heat shield segment approximately 10 by 13 by 42 mm. Encased in a Lucite cylinder 2½ inches tall and 3 inches in diameter. The base of the cylinder in engraved: "GEMINI X | JULY 18-21, 1966." With a Typed Letter Signed by John Young's widow, Susy Young, on their personal letterhead.


Susy Young's provenance letter reads, in full: "I hereby certify that the Gemini 10 Heat Shield in Lucite that accompanies this letter was flown aboard the Gemini 10 mission July 18-21, 1966. It has been part of John W. Young's personal collection since returning from the mission.


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