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    Vintage Rocketdyne Apollo Saturn H-1 Rocket Engine Gas Generator Signed by Henry Pohl on Custom Display Base. An outstanding piece of Apollo Saturn hardware bearing the signature of engineer Henry Pohl. The generator measures 20" x 12" x 15.5" when attached to custom base. It bears two Rocketdyne labels one of which has the following: "MM G. G. Control Valve/ Part No. 307060/ Rating 560" among other info. There are also various applied numbers and stamps throughout. These gas generators where a crucial component of the H-1 engine, and Pohl actually designed the valving that was used. Having his signature on this piece that he was so integral in developing is a rarity. Pohl began his work on rockets in the 1950's alongside Wernher von Braun. He has applied his signature along the side of the generator in white paint pen: "Henry O. Pohl". Has signs commensurate with age, an amazing display piece. Fine.

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    May, 2021
    21st-22nd Friday-Saturday
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