FLOWN FILM EQUIPMENT STOWAGE STRAPSIGNED.
Flown A8 (AFT 8) Command Module equipment locker stowage strap. Made of heavy weave synthetics, 1 x 14½ inches with a dual snap connector at one end. The woven material has a partly legible ID stamp of "V36 780023 11" plus one inspection stamp.
FLOWN ON APOLLO 13. 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 was used in conjunction with other equipment to aid 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 and INSCRIBED: "FRED HAISE, Apollo 13."