Lot #407
Jim Irwin

Irwin’s PPK carried into lunar orbit
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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Irwin’s PPK carried into lunar orbit

Jim Irwin’s flown Personal Preference Kit (PPK) beta cloth bag, 5.75 x 9, carried into lunar orbit aboard the Command Module Endeavor. The PPK has a patch on the front labeled: “Kit, Pilot’s Preference, SEB 12100018-202, S/N 1130, Mfg. NASA MSC 4-70.” In fine condition, with expected scattered marks from use. Originally sold in the 1994 Odyssey sale of Irwin’s estate. Especially scarce, PPKs allowed the Apollo astronauts to carry a limited number of personal items on each manned spacecraft flight. The Leon Ford Collection.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016