Rare flown 5.25 x 1.75 metal Grumman Lunar Module identification plate carried aboard the Lunar Module Orion during the Apollo 16 mission, which reads: "Apollo XVI Lunar Module-II, Capt. J. W. Young, Lt. Col. C. M. Duke, Jr., Lt. Cmdr. T. K. Mattingly / Part No. LDW280-60001-3 / Serial No. 001 / Dsgn. Cont. Bo. Orion-Casper / Contr. No. NAS 9-1100 / Launch Date 4-16-72, Splashdown 4-27-72 / Mfd. By Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp." In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Sam Avati, a former Lunar Module Manufacturing Manager at Grumman Aerospace Corporation: "This flown lunar module 11 data plate—Apollo XVI was given to me…in recognition for my contribution to the Apollo program."
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