Casper by Backup Crew Commander, Fred Haise. Duke had contracted an infamous case of the measles a week before the launch of Apollo 13, exposing Haise and Ken Mattingly to his disease. Mattingly was subsequently removed from the crew. Two years later Mattingly was strapped in the center couch next to Duke on Apollo 16. As a prank, Haise affixed the decal on Duke's headrest. Upon their 27 April 1972 splashdown, Duke removed the decal from Command Module Casper as a momento. [With:] An ALS ("Charles M. Duke, Jr.") dated 29 January 2001, on Apollo 16 stationery, certifying the authenticity of the decal and the story behind it. " /> [APOLLO 16 -- CHARLES DUKE]. FLOWN DECAL with the words "TYPHOID MARY'S SEAT" measuring 2 15/16 x 1/2 inches. This decal was attached to the headrest of Duke's seat aboard Command Module <I>Casper</I> by Backup Crew Commander, Fred Haise. Duke had contracted an infamous case of the measles a week before the launch of Apollo 13, exposing Haise and Ken Mattingly to his disease. Mattingly was subsequently removed from the crew. Two years later Mattingly was strapped in the center couch next to Duke on Apollo 16. As a prank, Haise affixed the decal on Duke's headrest. Upon their 27 April 1972 splashdown, Duke removed the decal from Command Module <I>Casper</I> as a momento. [With:] An ALS ("Charles M. Duke, Jr.") dated 29 January 2001, on Apollo 16 stationery, certifying the authenticity of the decal and the story behind it. | Christie's