Flight-flown Fliteline medal, gold over sterling, measuring approximately 1 x .75, originally belonging to astronaut Charlie Duke, who was a member of the Mission Control Team for Gemini 11 monitoring the booster systems. One side bears a raised image of the mission insignia, with the other side engraved “Gemini XI, Sept. 12–15, 1966,” and was flown aboard the Gemini 11 capsule. Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Duke, stating this medallion “is from my personal collection of space artifacts and has been in my possession since receiving it shortly after the mission…As a member of the Astronaut Office, I was permitted to purchase a medal from all of the missions.” In fine condition, with expected light wear. RRAuction COA.
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