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Apollo 8 Saturn V Assembly Rivet Setting Plate

Apollo 8 Saturn V Assembly Rivet Setting Plate

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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 & zink 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.

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