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    Apollo 16 Lunar Module Flown Needle Nose Pliers from the collection of Lunar Module Pilot Charles M. Duke, Jr., overall length 5". These pliers were flown to the moon aboard the Lunar Module Orion and used on the lunar surface during April 16-27, 1972. While on the moon, they were stored aboard the Lunar Roving Vehicle. In his handwritten Letter of Certification, Duke states, "It is my opinion that the grey smudges on the handles are traces of lunar dust." Duke transferred the pliers over to the Command Module Casper for the return journey to Earth, then kept them as part of his personal space collection. From the collection of Charles M. Duke, Jr., who has included a handwritten and signed Letter of Certification verifying its provenance.

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    March, 2008
    25th-26th Tuesday-Wednesday
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