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    Apollo 11 Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Display on Wooden Base Directly from the Estate of NASA Legend Chris Kraft, with Certificate of Authenticity. A 1.25" x 1.25" diameter threaded ablative plug with metal cap and RTV O-ring, from the aft heat shield; there is a number #3 scratched into the bottom. Enclosed in a 2.625" tall x 3" diameter clear acrylic cylinder. The acrylic is seated in a wooden desktop display measuring 5" x 7" x 1.25". Engraved on metal plaque below the plug is: "Apollo 11/ July 16-24, 1969". Flown material from this mission is always extremely desirable. It is quite rare that pieces of this size are offered, much less directly from one of NASA's true pioneers. A truly wonderful opportunity to obtain such a historic artifact. Very fine condition with general light surface scratches.

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    May, 2021
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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