Flown core sample removed from the heat shield of the Apollo 13 command module. The sample measures approximately .5 x .5 x .5 and has one smooth edge where the sample was removed from the heat shield. Sample is held by a metal claw suspended above a wooden base with a 1.5 x .75 brass plaque stating "Apollo 13 Heat Shield Fragment.” The base has a diameter of 5.5" and is housed in a glass dome measuring 7" high. RRAuction COA.
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