FLOWN FILM EQUIPMENT STOWAGE STRAP FROM APOLLO 13 – SIGNED
Lot 1237
FLOWN CAMERA STOWAGE STRAP, APOLLO 13. Flown A8 [Aft 8] Command Module equipment locker stowage strap.
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FLOWN FILM EQUIPMENT STOWAGE STRAP FROM APOLLO 13 – SIGNED FLOWN FILM EQUIPMENT STOWAGE STRAP FROM APOLLO 13 – SIGNED FLOWN FILM EQUIPMENT STOWAGE STRAP FROM APOLLO 13 – SIGNED
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FLOWN CAMERA STOWAGE STRAP, APOLLO 13.
Flown A8 [Aft 8] Command Module equipment locker stowage strap. Made of heavy weave synthetics, 1 x 7½ inches with metal end-plate connectors. One is a dual snap plate with a partly readable ID of "V36-7 .. 24 - 3 .. - 68 N." The opposite end has a peg type connector with a partly readable ID of "V36-7800 .. 24 – 3 .. 3 .. - 69 N." The woven material has a partly readable ID stamp of "V36 780024 .. 31." All these parts have inspection stamps.

The A8 locker was mounted on the aft bulkhead of the Command Module below the crew couches. This locker had four storage areas with outer doors labels which included: Return 70mm Camera, 70mm Film Mag, Lunar Surf Camera, 16mm Mag, Transfer Bag, Decontam Bag, Rock Samp Container, Headset, Exerciser, and Pilot Preference Kit. This particular strap aided stowage of the Hasselblad 70mm film magazines on Apollo 13. Included are copies of NASA transfer and Smithsonian Air and Space Museum deaccession papers plus an image of the actual flown A8 locker.
The strap has been SIGNED by FRED HAISE and INSCRIBED: "Apollo 13."
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