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    Grumman Apollo Lunar Module Contractor's Model. Manufactured for Grumman by Precise Models, Inc. prior to the Apollo 11 moon landing. The 10.25" black base has color logos of both Grumman and NASA with the text "Lunar Module" only. The two-piece LM is removable from the base, made of injection-molded plastic, and is approximately 6" tall and 10" across. It accurately separates into Ascent and Descent Stages and has numerous tiny projecting parts. These desirable models are often found with severe yellowing due to age and light exposure; this one is a very presentable off-white color. Missing parts are another problem often found; this model appears to be complete except for only one of the sixteen Reaction Control System thrusters (three are broken off, but included and easily re-attached). Overall, an extremely fine example suitable for the finest collection or display. Ex: Collection of legendary publisher and Americana collector James S. Copley.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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