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(White House Memorabilia)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(White House Memorabilia), Silver plate napkin ring inscribed "White House Staff Mess" and with "Dr. Janet Travell" on reverse, lg. 2 1/2 in.; together with a newspaper article concerning the practice. Note: It was customary for White House staffers to use napkin rings until early in the Johnson Administration. However, this practice was discontinued and each staff member was allowed to keep their own as a memento.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

White House, Janet Travell, Johnson Administration, staff member , Janet G. Travell, Kitchenware, Memento, Napkin ring

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