For Sale: $3,500 or best offer
When the Saturn V for Apollo 8 mission was assembled at the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans prior to its launch December 21,1968, Boeing used the rivet setting plate as a part of their assembly procedures.
The plate is approximately 12″ x 12″ x 2″ thick. and weighs 12 pounds. It is made of copper & zinc and mounted on a steel plate. LSB engraved in the plate stands for Launch System Branch.
This is a one-of-a-kind historical collectors item that you will never see anywhere else in the world!
Your chance to own a piece of this historical mission and only one chance!
The plate was used by Phil Berk an engineer at the time to cut the rivets for the spaceship.
The other 2 photos are the people at the time working there on the program.