Ball valve measuring approximately 5 x 3 x 3. An attached George C. Marshall Space Flight Center metal label identifies the part as “Ball Valve……Accept Date: 1-69, Serial No. 0000021…Mfd by Flodyne Controls, Inc.” A Flodyne Controls label is attached to another side of the valve, along with two stamps. Valve is housed in its clean room packaging (neatly opened for photography purposes), and is accompanied by its cleaning tag, stamp-dated January 29, 1969. The valve's intended application was ground support for the Saturn V First Stage (S-IC). In fine condition. RR Auction COA.
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