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    [John F. Kennedy] Commemorative Matches, Soap, and Golf Tees. Three JFK commemorative matchbooks, one bar of the Honey Fitz presidential yacht soap, and two "President John F. Kennedy" wooden golf tees. All are in very fine shape. From the John K. Lattimer Collection.


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    1. Three JFK commemorative matchbooks -- all matches are included. On one side is the seal of the presidency and on the other side is "John F. Kennedy" on top of an embossed White House.

    2. One bar of soap, 3.25" x 2", in original manufacturers cellophane. Stamped on soap is "JFK" below the seal of the presidency encircled by "Honey-Fitz Presidential Yacht". The Honey Fitz, built in 1931, was JFK's presidential yacht. Shortly after his election, JFK named the yacht after his maternal grandfather, John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald.

    3.  Two wooden golf tees (one orange and one white) with "President John F. Kennedy" printed in black on each.



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    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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