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    "Earth quakes in her throes..."

    Charlie Duke Signed Large Apollo 16 Launch Color Photo adding a Kipling Quote, with Photographic Provenance. A gorgeous 20" x 16" color image on Kodak Endura paper of the Apollo 16 blast-off. Duke has written in gold felt tip the following quote from Rudyard Kipling's "An Astrologer's Song":

    "Earth quakes in her throes
    And we wonder for why
    But the blind planet knows
    When her ruler is nigh
    Rudyard Kipling"

    Beneath he has signed: "Charlie Duke Jr,/ Apollo 16/ Lunar Module Pilot/ April 16-27, 1972". Unique in our experience. Included with this lot is a 10" x 8" color photo of Charlie Duke signing this exact piece. Excellent.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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