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Item 6448 - Skylab 4 Flown Dual Life Vest Assembly ‘Water Wings’ Catalog 486 (Oct 2016)

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Apollo space suit dual life vest assembly flown on the Skylab 4 mission, consisting of two thick beta cloth pouches containing deployable flotation devices to be worn in the armpit area. These are attached to a beta cloth chest belt with brown shoulder straps. The tag on the belt reads: “Dual Life Vest Kit, Mfg. By: B. Welson Co., P/N: SEB4010016502024, S/N: 1221, Date of Mfg.: 12-9-68.” Both pouches have brown pull-cords which would be used to activate the flotation devices. A temporary parts removal tag from North American Rockwell is attached. In fine condition. Like other flotation devices, these were inflated by a gas cartridge; the functional condition is unknown. A superb piece of original NASA suit equipment flown on the third and final manned mission to the orbital workshop

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