Lot #3100
Apollo Era A6L Glove Assembly

Circa 1966 A6L intravehicular glove assembly made by ILC Industries
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Estimate: $6000+

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Description

Circa 1966 A6L intravehicular glove assembly made by ILC Industries

Very early right-handed A6L intravehicular glove assembly made by ILC Industries, Inc., with a wrist opening diameter of 3.25″ and standing approximately 9.5″ in height. The glove is constructed of a rubber/neoprene-compound bladder, dip molded with the backside of hand near the wrist section featuring a sewn-on manufacturer’s label: “Item Glove Assembly Right Hand, Model No. Sample PSA, REP-04695-67-R-0050, Size I, Serial 001, Date 12/66, ILC Industries, Inc.” A fingerless glove restraint designed to maintain the glove's shape is attached to the bladder at the wrist and encloses the entire hand excluding the fingers and thumb, and the interior features a convoluted wrist section for ease of movement and a red anodized aluminum connector for attachment to the space suit, with the connector marked: “Assy 9056, SN-222, Assy A6L-103002-02.” In fine condition, with expected signs of use. From the collection of a member of the engineering and design team at ILC Industries in Dover, Delaware, from 1964 to 1972.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: April 15 - April 22