Lot #4274
Apollo 8 Flown Heat Shield Fragment

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Segment of flown heat shield from the Apollo 8 capsule, encapsulated in Lucite, measuring 2.25 x 1 x .5, with a presentation card reading: "Apollo 8, Portion of Original Heat Shield and Raw Material from First Manned Voyage Around the Moon." Includes two additional unflown heat shield samples, one measuring 1.75″ tall and the other measuring 1″ tall. In fine condition. Accompanied by an Apollo 8 launch day cover.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #538 - Ended October 18, 2018