RR Auction: Fine Autographs and Artifacts Featuring John F. Kennedy

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Opening with a section commemorating President John F. Kennedy's life and legacy, RR Auction's November Fine Autographs and Artifacts sale features a multitude of rare and remarkable pieces of the past. Boasting well over 1,100 items spanning all fields, some top auction items include JFK's personally-worn presidential suit; incredible letters from artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Dali, Monet, and Toulouse-Lautrec; and great signed Hollywood photographs of the Our Gang cast, the Marx Brothers, and Grace Kelly. Also featured is a section comprised of items belonging to the late Boston drummer Sib Hashian, which will culminate in a LIVE sale of headlining lots on November 7th. RR Auction is a globally recognized and trusted auction house specializing in historical autographs and artifacts. Join us as we make history selling history in November 2019.
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
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John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph1 - John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph
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Vintage circa early 1940s matte-finish 2 x 2.75 candid photo of Kennedy in a suit and tie with a curtain and floral wallpaper in the background, signe
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed2 - Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS signed “Jackie,” one page both sides, 5.75 x 7.75, Hyannis Port letterhead, no date but postmarked September 10, 1959. Letter to artist Franz Bueb
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John and Jacqueline Kennedy 1953 Wedding Reception Oversized Photograph3 - John and Jacqueline Kennedy 1953 Wedding Reception Oversized Photograph
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Fabulous first generation 20” x 24” silver gelatin photograph printed from the original 4” x 5” negative, showing an adoring Jackie looking at Jack in
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed4 - John F. Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS signed “Jack,” three pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.75 x 3.75, Jacqueline Kennedy's personal stationery letterhead, postmarked Hyannis Por...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed5 - John F. Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS, signed "John Kennedy," one page both sides, 6.25 x 8, Congress of United States letterhead, no date. Letter to John, in full: "M...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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Kennedy Family Photographs6 - Kennedy Family Photographs
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Four original vintage matte-finish 8 x 10 photos, all obtained from White House storage after Kennedy's assassination. One photo shows the Kenne...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Handwritten Doodles7 - John F. Kennedy Handwritten Doodles
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John F. Kennedy's handwritten doodles in black ink on both sides of an off-white 3.75 x 5 sheet of "From the Desk of John F. Kennedy" ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John and Jacqueline Kennedy Inaugural Parade Photograph8 - John and Jacqueline Kennedy Inaugural Parade Photograph
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Original vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of John and Jacqueline Kennedy riding in a convertible during the inaugural parade on January 20, 1961. In fine c
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Signed Book9 - John F. Kennedy Signed Book
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Signed book: Profiles in Courage. Later printing. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1956. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.5, 266 pages. Signed and inscri...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph10 - John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph
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Vintage glossy 7.75 x 9.75 photo of Senator Kennedy in handsome half-length pose, signed and inscribed in fountain pen to a Boston-area physician, &...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Speech Draft11 - John F. Kennedy Speech Draft
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Typed draft for a speech by Senator John F. Kennedy, two pages, 8.5 x 11, titled and dated, "New York Herald Tribune Excerpt—Oct. 29, 1957 on C...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy and Maria Callas Original Photograph12 - John F. Kennedy and Maria Callas Original Photograph
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Cecil Stoughton's own original glossy 7.5 x 7.5 silver gelatin photo of John F. Kennedy visiting with opera singer Maria Callas at the Krim resi...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed13 - Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS as first lady, signed “J.,” one page both sides, 5 x 8, White House letterhead, no date (circa August 1963). Letter to presidential secretary Evel
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Note Signed14 - Jacqueline Kennedy Autograph Note Signed
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ANS, one page, 4.5 x 3.5, White House letterhead, no date. Note to Bonner Arrington, in full: "Thank you for all that you did for the President...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Democratic Donor Gifts15 - John F. Kennedy Democratic Donor Gifts
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Two prints given to Democratic Party donors: a 12.25 x 16 print featuring Fabian Bachrach's iconic portrait of JFK, with a facsimile signature a...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Hand-Edited Letter16 - John F. Kennedy Hand-Edited Letter
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Unsigned personal draft letter, one page, 7 x 10.25, White House letterhead, April 23, 1962. Letter to Californian Congressman James Roosevelt, in ful
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Inauguration 21-Gun Salute Mortar Shell Casing17 - John F. Kennedy Inauguration 21-Gun Salute Mortar Shell Casing
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Unique 75mm M5A1 Type I mortar shell casing fired as the final round of the 21-gun salute at President John F. Kennedy's inauguration as preside...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Peace Corps Bill Signing Pen18 - John F. Kennedy Peace Corps Bill Signing Pen
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President Kennedy's dipping pen used to sign the bill establishing the Peace Corps. Executive Order 10924 was signed on March 1, 1961, directing...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Signed Christmas Card19 - John F. Kennedy Signed Christmas Card
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Highly desirable official White House Christmas/New Year's card from 1961 featuring "Season's Greetings" and an embossed president...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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John and Jacqueline Kennedy Signed 1963 Christmas Card20 - John and Jacqueline Kennedy Signed 1963 Christmas Card
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Exceedingly rare official Hallmark card issued during the 1963 holiday season, featuring an image of a nativity scene on the front, measuring 9 x 6.5
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Estimates : 12,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph21 - John F. Kennedy Signed Photograph
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Rare vintage glossy 10 x 8 photo of Kennedy walking with his advisors at the Pentagon in 1961 for a critical meeting on Vietnam, signed in fountain pe
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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John and Robert Kennedy Signed Document22 - John and Robert Kennedy Signed Document
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Exceptional partly-printed DS as president, signed “John F. Kennedy" as president and "Robert F. Kennedy" as attorney general, one pa...
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Estimates : 16,000.00 - 18,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Typed Letter Signed23 - John F. Kennedy Typed Letter Signed
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TLS as president signed “John Kennedy,” one page, 6.75 x 8.75, White House letterhead, October 8, 1962. Letter to the Hon. Corinne Boyd Riley, a repre
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Kennedy White House Set of (3) Christmas Cards24 - Kennedy White House Set of (3) Christmas Cards
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Extremely desirable complete set of three official Kennedy White House staff Christmas gift prints, all featuring preprinted facsimile signatures of P
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy White House VIP Gift Soap Set of (3) Large Bars25 - John F. Kennedy White House VIP Gift Soap Set of (3) Large Bars
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Boxed set of soap given to VIP guests at the White House during the Kennedy administration, measuring 7.5 x 4 x 1.25, containing three large bars of w
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy, Jr. Virgin Mary Figurine26 - John F. Kennedy, Jr. Virgin Mary Figurine
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Gold-tone miniature figurine of the Virgin Mary gifted to President-elect John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy upon the birth of their son John F. K
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy, Jr. Irish Horn Rosary27 - John F. Kennedy, Jr. Irish Horn Rosary
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Beautiful Irish horn rosary bead necklace gifted to John and Jacqueline Kennedy upon the birth of their son John F. Kennedy, Jr., strung with polished
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy's Bedspreads28 - Jacqueline Kennedy's Bedspreads
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Stunning pair of golden silk bedspreads from the private cottage of First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her sister Lee Radziwill, who personally used th
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy's Gold and Mother-of-Pearl Photo Case29 - Jacqueline Kennedy's Gold and Mother-of-Pearl Photo Case
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Jacqueline Kennedy's personally-owned small gold photo case with opalescent, mother-of-pearl cover, measures 1.25 x 1.25 closed, with a pair of ...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy's Necktie30 - John F. Kennedy's Necktie
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President Kennedy’s personally-owned and -worn navy blue silk neck tie with small embroidered gray design accents, made by A. Sulka & Company, m...
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Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy's Personally-Worn Sebastian Limited Suit31 - John F. Kennedy's Personally-Worn Sebastian Limited Suit
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President John F. Kennedy's personally-owned and -worn dark navy blue suit, comprising the jacket and pants, with multiple photo matches of Kenn...
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Estimates : 50,000.00 - 60,000.00
 
 
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Jacqueline Kennedy's Turquoise Bathing Suit32 - Jacqueline Kennedy's Turquoise Bathing Suit
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First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy's turquoise blue Catalina one-piece swimsuit, recovered from the presidential yacht 'Honey Fitz' by Lieute...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Marilyn Monroe Original Photograph33 - Marilyn Monroe Original Photograph
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Original glossy 10 x 8 silver gelatin photo of the crowd at the Krim residence following JFK's famed 1962 Madison Square Garden birthday party, ...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Kennedy Assassination Ballistic Test Limousine Plexiglass34 - Kennedy Assassination Ballistic Test Limousine Plexiglass
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Rectangular piece of clear plexiglass, 7.75 x 6 x 0.25, featuring a bullet hole in the right side, with notations reading, "Front Side. 1-1-85....
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy Assassination Limousine Leather35 - John F. Kennedy Assassination Limousine Leather
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Two swatches of light and dark blue seat leather from the limousine Kennedy was riding in at the time of his assassination, measuring approximately 4.
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Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Kennedy Assassination: Dr. Robert McClelland Sketch and Autograph Statement36 - Kennedy Assassination: Dr. Robert McClelland Sketch and Autograph Statement
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Two items: an autograph statement signed "Robert N. McClelland, M.D.," on a white 8.5 x 11 sheet with typed question asking his opinion of...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Kennedy Assassination: American Flag from Presidential Limousine37 - Kennedy Assassination: American Flag from Presidential Limousine
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This American flag is believed to have been flying over the right front bumper of the presidential limousine on November 22, 1963 when 35th U.S. Presi
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Estimates : 60,000.00 - 80,000.00
 
 
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Kennedy Assassination: Father James Thompson's Rosary from Parkland Hospital38 - Kennedy Assassination: Father James Thompson's Rosary from Parkland Hospital
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Father James Thompson's rosary bead necklace which was present with him at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, while alongside Father O...
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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The Kennedy Legacy Signed Dallas Trade Mart Luncheon Invitation39 - The Kennedy Legacy Signed Dallas Trade Mart Luncheon Invitation
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Invitation to the Dallas Trade Mart Luncheon scheduled for November 22, 1963, the destination of President Kennedy's motorcade at the time of hi...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Cecil Stoughton's John F. Kennedy Funeral Photo Album40 - Cecil Stoughton's John F. Kennedy Funeral Photo Album
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A large collection of twenty-seven 8” x 10” chromogenic prints apparently produced in the 1960s by JFK White House photographer Cecil W. Stoughton. Th
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Lee Harvey Oswald Autograph Letter Signed41 - Lee Harvey Oswald Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS signed “Lee,” two pages on two adjoining sheets, 5.5 x 8, February 9, 1962. Letter to his mother, in full: "Well it won't be long now u...
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy, Jr. Autograph Letter Signed42 - John F. Kennedy, Jr. Autograph Letter Signed
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ALS signed “John Kennedy,” one page, 7.25 x 10.25, stamp-dated April 23, 1979. Letter to Judge Roderick L. Ireland, written as an 18-year-old intern i
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1946 Congressional Campaign Original Vintage Photograph43 - John F. Kennedy 1946 Congressional Campaign Original Vintage Photograph
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Vintage 8” x 10” silver gelatin photograph printed from the original 4” x 5” negative, showing the iconic image of a 29-year-old John F. Kennedy stand
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1952 Senatorial Campaign 'Official' Oversized Photograph44 - John F. Kennedy 1952 Senatorial Campaign 'Official' Oversized Photograph
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Highly personal first generation 20” x 24” silver gelatin photograph printed from the original 4” x 5” negative, showing image of John F. Kennedy open
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1960 'Youth for Kennedy' Campaign Button45 - John F. Kennedy 1960 'Youth for Kennedy' Campaign Button
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Popular 2 1/4? celluloid pinback button from John F. Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign, featuring a portrait at center with red text: "Y...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1960 Campaign Poster46 - John F. Kennedy 1960 Campaign Poster
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Original color 13.25 x 19.5 cardstock poster from JFK's 1960 presidential campaign featuring a circular near-profile portrait of the candidate, ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1960 Campaign Poster47 - John F. Kennedy 1960 Campaign Poster
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Original color 13.25 x 21.25 cardstock poster from JFK's 1960 presidential campaign featuring a large front-facing portrait of the candidate, wi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy 1960 DNC Ribbon Club Badge48 - John F. Kennedy 1960 DNC Ribbon Club Badge
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Original "750 Club" badge from the 1960 DNC at which John F. Kennedy was named the party's nominee, measuring 1.5? x 4.25?, featuring ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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John F. Kennedy and Endicott Peabody Campaign Poster49 - John F. Kennedy and Endicott Peabody Campaign Poster
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Rare and impressive 45 x 30 jugate campaign poster advertising the Massachusetts Democratic Primary on September 13, 1960, featuring portraits of John
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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The Kennedy Family's Receipts50 - The Kennedy Family's Receipts
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Group of 11 Kennedy family receipts and shopping lists, dating from 1959–1962, with vendors including Julius Garfinckel & Co., Marshall Field &a...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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