Lot #8112
Apollo Program Torx Bit Tool

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Unflown Apollo-era Torx driver bit tool, measuring 3.5″in length, marked on either side with part number: "V16-601481-11," with a faded "J" slightly discernible to upper section. In fine condition. From the personal collection of Paul Kruppenbacher, a member of the NASA Houston Landing and Recovery Division who trained Apollo astronauts in water recovery procedures and was deployed on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers for crew and spacecraft recovery operations.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #581 - Ended April 16, 2020