Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    War Hero and Future President

    John F. Kennedy: World War Two Signed Navy Report. 7.5" x 8.5" printed form titled "Report of Compliance With Orders" issued by the Navy Department. The form is typed in with the particulars of JFK's return to the United States following the sinking of PT-109 by a Japanese destroyer in August 1943. By signing "John F. Kennedy", the naval lieutenant confirms he was detached from Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Two as of December 21, 1943 and reported to the Torpedo Boat Squadron Training Center in Portsmouth, Rhode Island on March 1, 1944. Handsomely double-matted and framed with copy portrait of JFK in uniform, wearing medal and ribbon, along with engraved, metal caption card.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 818

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 June 7 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    The Collection of James Kwis Leonard Internet Rare Books Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $300,884