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What does the “yours” in “yours sincerely” mean?

"Yours" is usually a possessive pronoun with an implicit noun. What is the implicit noun in the case of "yours sincerely"?
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What does “shine on” mean?

I've seen some use "shine on" to close a letter. What does this mean?