CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5. EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION.

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Lot 1079
CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5.
EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION.
Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

The Space History Sale

26 Apr 2012, 13:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5. EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION. CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5. EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION.
CHARLES CONRAD'S MEDALLION FLOWN ON GEMINI 5.
EIGHT DAYS OR BUST—U.S. LEADS SPACE EXPLORATION.
Flown Gemini 5 medallion made of sterling silver, 1 inch in diameter. The crew mission emblem is on the obverse with the mission dates of "August 21-29, 1965" engraved on the reverse.

Included is a 5 x 6 inch provenance card signed by CHARLES CONRAD which reads in part: "This sterling silver Gemini 5 medallion flew in space from August 21 to 29, 1965. Gemini 5 was my first space mission and the second for Gordon Cooper who was mission commander.... The medallion is from my personal collection."
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