Lot #3438
Charlie Duke Signed Apollo 16 Lunar Shaded Relief Map

"Old Orion is finally here, Houston. Fantastic!"—oversized hi-res map of the Apollo 16 landing site, signed by the LMP
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Estimate: $1000+

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Description

"Old Orion is finally here, Houston. Fantastic!"—oversized hi-res map of the Apollo 16 landing site, signed by the LMP

Impressive oversized first edition Lunar Shaded Relief map entitled "Theophilus, LSR - 78" prepared by the Defense Mapping Agency for NASA in September 1978, 29 x 22, signed in the lower border in black felt tip with the first words from the Apollo 16 crew after landing on the moon, "Contact, Stop, Whuump! Wow! Man, look at that! Old Orion is finally here, Houston. Fantastic! Charles M. Duke, Jr., Apollo 16 LMP." Duke also marks the Apollo 16 landing site with an "X" and the dates of their lunar exploration, "April 20 - 23, 1972." Matted and framed under UV-protective acrylic. In fine condition.

This piece will be crated and shipped from California; the buyer is responsible for all associated costs.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space
  • Dates: April 15 - April 22





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