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    Apollo 16 Flown Heat Shield Plug in Lucite Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, Signed. A large, round plug, 1.375" diameter x 1.5" long, encased in a 3" diameter x 2.5" tall Lucite cylinder with "APOLLO 16/ APRIL 16-27, 1972" engraved on the bottom. The number "42" has been engraved into the bottom surface of the plug; the top surface exhibits the expected scorching from reentry. This plug was removed from the Command Module Casper after its return to earth. Absolutely pristine condition.

    John Young has signed his name on the top surface.


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    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
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