Lot #8099
Apollo DSKY Original Transit Case

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Huge original Apollo Display and Keyboard (DSKY) transit case painted in 'Apollo Blue,' measuring 31.75″ x 17″ x 27″, with a NASA parts plaque on the top: "Apollo Ground Support Equipment, Shipping Container, Universal DSKY, Part No. 1006422-001, Serial No. 3, Cont. No. NAS 9-0497, Tech. Supervision - MIT Instrumentation Lab, Design and MFG Raytheon Co." The same panel has a valve marked in red, "Two-way automatic relief valve, depress core before opening container," and a moisture meter marked in red, "Inspect equipment and replace desiccant if indicator is pink." The exterior also bears transit stamps indicating LAX to BOS (possibly Raytheon to MIT). The interior is lined with thick black form-fitting foam with cutouts for two DSKYs, as well as two large desiccant pouches. Affixed inside is a Zero manufacturer's tag, stamp-dated December 30, 1965. In very good condition, with scuffing and chipping to paint, and some losses to the interior foam.

Auction Info

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