Robust and high-precision Swiss-made Kern DKM2-AE theodolite surveying instrument with NASA property tags on the side, serial no. 292424, complete with its matching metal case and its thickly-padded bright orange Kern travel case. In very fine condition. Though not a flight item, this would have been used by NASA for ground surveying of things like camera positions. This is a 1-second instrument and cost about $10,000 in 1970.
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