OFFICIAL CONTRACTOR SPACECRAFT MODEL ISSUED BY GRUMMAN.
SPECIAL BASE HAS NEIL ARMSTRONG'S FIRST WORDS FROM THE MOON.
Model of the Lunar Module (LM) made from injected-molded plastic for the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (GAEC) of Bethpage, Long Island, NY. GAEC was the prime NASA contractor for the Lunar Module (LM).
The model stands 7 inches tall with four landing legs some 8 inches apart. The upper Ascent Stage is detachable from the lower Descent Stage. The complete model is removable from a 10 ½ inch circular base which has NASA and Grumman logos and the wording: "LUNAR MODULE." Additionally, the base has Neil Armstrong's first words after stepping onto the moon of: "One small step for man... One giant leap for mankind" and the time / date of: "10:56 EDT, JULY 20, 1969."
The LM made one unmanned and one manned earth orbital flight and carried out eight manned lunar missions of which six landed on the moon.