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    Apollo 12 Crew-Signed 1970-Dated Typed Letter Signed, mentions Moon Rocks. One page, 7.25" x 10", February 17, 1970, Lima, Peru, on NASA letterhead. To Carlos Prentice, in part: "We want to thank you for your thoughtfulness of old Peruvian stones containing fern fossils millions of years old. While we have presented pieces of rock from a lifeless moon to President Velasco, you have very appropriately presented us with stones showing evidence of life in Peru many, many years ago..." Signed at close: "Charles Conrad Jr", "Richard F. Gordon", and "Alan L Bean". Folds, dark and uneven toning, wear and tear, fair overall.

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    May, 2016
    20th Friday
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