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John F. Kennedy Personalized Cigar and Monogrammed Handkerchief

21 Oct

Two items owned by President Kennedy: one unopened cigar measuring 6″ in length, housed in its original glass tube, and retaining its impressive red and gold, personalized cigar band printed with “JFK”; and one of Kennedy’s personally-owned and -used white linen handkerchiefs, hand-embroidered with his initials, “J. F. K.,” in a script design. Both are handsomely framed together with a presidential blue suede mat and striking gold leaf frame, to an overall size of 13.5 x 23. Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Kennedy’s personal secretary Evelyn Lincoln, dated May 29, 1983 and written on White House stationery to noted collector Raleigh DeGeer Amyx, which reads, in part: “It is a pleasure for me to share a couple of personal items of President John F. Kennedy…One is a personal cigar with his initials on the band. The other is a white linen handkerchief, monogrammed with his intials…The cigar has never been opened and is encased in its original glass tube…The cigar and handkerchief were owned and/or used by JFK.” In fine condition. Provenance: The Raleigh DeGeer Amyx Collection. RR Auction COA.

 

 

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Posted by on October 21, 2013 in John F. Kennedy

 

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