Lot 273: Hindenburg Flown Complete Tool Box
29 October 2016
Titusville, FL, USALive Auction
Description: The only known complete engine pod tool kit. Tools all show blueing from heat as well as scorch marks on the case. Kit consists of 22 pieces plus case. From the estate of Lt. Cmdr. Wilmer Conover and includes a copy of his service record showing he was stationed at Lake Hurst NJ during the disaster and clean up, and a newspaper clipping showing he was a member of the ground crew on the day of the disaster. Also includes a signed and notarized letter from his son attesting to the provenance provided.