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Author Topic:   131079375597: Duke-signed Pad 39 artifact

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From: Sierra Vista, Arizona
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posted 12-26-2013 09:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The seller offers no evidence the now encapsulated item offered as eBay item 131079375597 is associated with Pad 39 or even Project Apollo (the original Superior lot description does not substantiate such a linkage).

The presence of a NASA stamp only suggests this drawer which appears to be part of an FDMA microwave assembly was associated with telecommunications infrastructure at one of the NASA facilities (with application in the 70's). Having Duke sign the piece does not validate Apollo affiliation.


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posted 12-27-2013 08:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for stsmithva   Click Here to Email stsmithva     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I agree. Here is a 2009 cS thread in which I asked about my identical item, which I had bought for about $15.

cS members were able to tell me enough to say that there is no way it was "used by NASA at Launch Pad 39."

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