Flown Gemini 4 Flightline medal, carried aboard the Gemini 4 mission by astronaut Edward White II. Sterling silver medallion measures one-inch in diameter with the raised mission emblem on one side and “GT–4, 3–7 June, 1965” on the reverse. Accompanied by a photocopied letter of authenticity from Edward H. White III, stating, in part: “This letter shall certify that the two Gemini 4 crew medallions…were carried on that flight by my father.” Letter also bears a handwritten note from noted space enthusiast and specialist Ken Havekotte stating, “The above letter copy from Ed White III is to verify the attached GT–4 Fliteline medallion. It was purchased from the Ed White family by me in March 1999.” In fine condition, with some normal wear and a bit of scattered light pitting. A scarce memento from an important ‘first’ of American space exploration. RRAuction COA.
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