Lot #8144
Apollo Interior Electrical Connector

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Estimate: $1000+

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Description

Iconic blue anodized metal locking electrical connector produced by Air-Lock for the Apollo space suit which provided the electrical circuit wiring to and from the Primary Life Support System (PLSS) backpack, measuring approximately 1.5″ in diameter and 1.5″ tall, engraved on the edge with part numbers, "Assy 9046, SN-340." An 11″ electrical cable remains attached via a right-angle bracket. In fine condition. This connector has been authenticated by Bill Ayrey, company historian at ILC Dover, the manufacturer of the Apollo, Shuttle, and Space Station suits, and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: April 13 - April 20