DescriptionApollo 16 Flown Bungee Strap Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young. A 0.56" x 14.25" (unextended length) strap with snap closures (eight total) consisting of two heavy cloth pieces, each 3.5" in length, held together by a metal spring. The serial and part numbers are printed on one end: "06362AAJ2216/ V36-601170-41". This part number, according to the Stowage List, corresponds to a "Snap Assy, Data Retention (Long)" and a total of six were carried aboard. These items were likely quite handy aboard the spacecraft, allowing the astronauts to tie down various materials, attaching the snaps to the walls and using the spring tension to secure whatever they didn't want floating around in the zero gravity. Excellent condition.
Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed "John W. Young" on his personal stationery, stating: "I hereby certify that the bungee strap that accompanies this letter, serial number V36 - 601170 - 041, was flown to the moon aboard Apollo 16 and was used on the mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.
Opens about 01/02/2018
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)