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    Apollo LM RCS tank

    Apollo Lunar Module Reaction Control System Titanium Helium Storage Tank. An empty 12" diameter spherical-shaped tank with connectors on opposite ends. It bears the following printed information:

    "Helium Storage Tank
    GAEC [Grumman] Spec Control DWG. NO. LSC-310-301-1 Rev. "A"
    Stock No.
    Contract No. NAS 9-1100 [Lunar Module]
    GAEC Inspection No.
    Electrada Corp/. / Airite Division
    Serial No. 0023
    Part Number 6499-1
    Operating Pressure Range 0 to 3500 PSIG
    Minimum Burst Pressure 7000 PSIG
    U.S.
    [Six inspectors' stamps]

    We sold one of these in our May 2017 auction for $4750, causing this one to be discovered in a collection. Quite rare and perfect for display. Minimal wear, very fine.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2018
    11th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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