Black rubber life-size astronaut hand model created by the talented model-makers employed by International Latex Corporation. This custom mold would have been based on the size of one of the Apollo astronauts’ hands and used to make the dipping molds for their flight gloves; the specific astronaut associated with this model is not known. The mold measures 6.25″ tall and has a 1.25″ long screw extending from the base. In fine condition. This glove hand-mold has been authenticated by Bill Ayrey, company historian at ILC Dover, the manufacturer of the Apollo, Shuttle, and Space Station suits, and is accompanied by a letter of provenance from him.
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