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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
"Helium Storage Tank
GAEC [Grumman] Spec Control DWG. NO. LSC-310-301-1 Rev. "A"
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
[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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