Lot #4273
Apollo 15 Flown Lunar Module Grumman Identification Plate

Flown on the Falcon and presented to a Grumman LM manufacturing manager
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Estimate: $10000+

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Description

Flown on the Falcon and presented to a Grumman LM manufacturing manager

Rare flown 5.25″ x 1.75″ metal Grumman Lunar Module identification plate carried aboard the Lunar Module Falcon during the Apollo 15 mission, which reads: "Apollo XV Lunar Module-10, Col. D. Scott, Lt. Col. J. Irwin, Maj. A. Worden, / Part No. LDW280-60001-1 / Serial No. 001 / Dsgn. Cont. No. Falcon-Endeavour / Contr. No. NAS 9-1100 / Launch Date 7-26-71, Splashdown 8-7-71 / Mfd. By Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp." In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Sam Avati, a former Lunar Module Manufacturing Manager at Grumman Aerospace Corporation: "This flown lunar module 10 data plate—Apollo XV was given to me…in recognition for my contribution to the Apollo program." Also includes Avati's Grumman business card.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: October 08 - October 15