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145
Flown Apollo 13 Camera Stowage Strap 
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
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145
Flown Apollo 13 Camera Stowage Strap 
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Flown Apollo 13 Camera Stowage Strap 
FLOWN A8 [Aft 8] Command Module equipment locker stowage strap. Made of heavy weave synthetics, 1 by 13 inches with metal end-plate connectors. One is a dual snap plate near the strap center and the other is located at one end. It has a peg type connector with a partly readable ID of "V36-78... 01-5… 22 N." There are four eye-let holes at the opposite end to allow the peg connector to be inserted to form a loop strap. The woven synthetic material has a partly readable ID stamp of "V36 780. .. 21." with an inspection stamp. Included are copies of NASA transfer and Smithsonian Air and Space Museum deaccession papers plus an image of the actual flown A8 locker.
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Catalogue Note

The strap has been SIGNED and INSCRIBED: "FRED HAISE, Apollo 13."

The Command Module had system of stowage lockers and the A8 locker was mounted below the crew couches on the aft bulkhead. This locker had four storage areas with outer doors labels that included: “RETURN 70MM CAMERA, 70MM FILM MAG, LUNAR SURF CAMERA, 16MM MAG, TRANSFER BAG, DECONTAM BAG, ROCK SAMP CONTAINER, HEADSET, EXERCISER, AND PILOT PREFERENCE KIT.” This particular strap sizing would allow securing Pilot Preference Kit Beta cloth bags.

Related lots: 141, 142, 144

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