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    John F. Kennedy: USS John F. Kennedy Collection consisting of a seven-piece collection from commissioning to decommissioning. On September 7, 1968, the USS John F. Kennedy, an aircraft carrier, was commissioned at Newport News, Virginia. After forty years of service, on March 23, 2007, the ship was decommissioned from operational status to the reserve fleet at Jacksonville, Florida. This seven-piece collection contains the following: (1-2) Invitation and ticket to the commissioning (with two envelopes); (3) decommissioning program containing photographs and facsimile letters from dignitaries (including President George W. Bush, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Caroline Kennedy, and others), the schedule of events, a history of the ship and its statistics, full color pictures of the ship, its seal and awards, and its officers, and much more; (4-6) embroidered patch, unused Zippo lighter, and pin, all bearing the ship's official seal; and (7) embroidered cap bearing an image of the ship. Fine condition.

    From the collection of Dr. Dean Rudoy. For more information, please click here.


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    November, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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