Lot #5046
Alan Bean's Gemini 10 Flown Flag

"Thanks for your help in making this possible"—presented to the backup commander by the prime crew
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Estimate: $1500+

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Description

"Thanks for your help in making this possible"—presented to the backup commander by the prime crew

Flown American flag carried on the Gemini 10 mission, 6 x 4, presented to Backup Command Pilot Alan Bean by the prime crew (Command Pilot John Young and Pilot Michael Collins) following the mission. The flag is affixed within a display featuring a color photograph from the mission, a mission patch, and a presentation plaque, engraved: "To Al, Thanks for your help in making this possible, John and Mike, Gemini X, July 18-22, 1966." Framed to an overall size of 14.5 x 27. In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Amy Bean, daughter of the late Alan Bean.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: April 11 - April 18