APOLLO 8: BATTERY PLATE FLOWN ON THE FIRST MANNED EXPEDITION TO ORBIT THE MOON

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Lot 73
APOLLO 8: BATTERY PLATE FLOWN ON THE FIRST MANNED EXPEDITION TO ORBIT THE MOON

Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

The Air and Space Sale

27 Sep 2017, 13:00 EDT

New York

APOLLO 8: BATTERY PLATE FLOWN ON THE FIRST MANNED EXPEDITION TO ORBIT THE MOON
Approx ½ inch in diameter FLOWN battery plate mounted onto approx 2 inch in diameter brass plaque, obverse engraved with "BATTERY PLATE ORBITED THE MOON APOLLO VIII - BORMAN LOVELL ANDERS,", and reverse with EAGLE PICHER IND. ELECTRONICS DIVISION COUPLES DEPT." Encased in an approx. 3" diameter cut-diamond shaped lucite paperweight.

The Eagle Picher Company was the primary supplier of batteries for the NASA space missions.
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