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    Robert F. Kennedy: RFK Tributes. This ten-piece collections consists of the following:

    (1) Robert F. Kennedy plaster bust by sculptor Robert Berks. Mr. Berks created the monumental bust of John F. Kennedy that resides in the Grand Foyer of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. 14" tall.

    (2) The July 1965 issue of National Geographic which contains the story and many images of Robert Kennedy's ascent to the peak of Mt. Kennedy, named by the Canadian government in honor of the late president.

    (3) Hardbound copy of An Honorable Profession: A Tribute to Robert F. Kennedy, a 182-page book filled with photographs of Robert Kennedy and written tributes to him.

    (4) A limited edition bronze commemorative medal issued by the US Mint in honor of Robert Kennedy, bearing his likeness in high relief, name, and terminal dates on the obverse and an eagle with the words "MAKE GENTLE THE LIFE OF THE WORLD" on the reverse.

    (5) A limited edition proof silver dollar issued in 1998 by the US Mint in honor of Robert Kennedy bearing his likeness and name on the obverse and an eagle, the US Senate seal, and the word "JUSTICE" on the reverse.

    (6) The scarce program distributed at the dedication of the Department of Justice Building in Washington, DC, in the name of Robert F. Kennedy on November 20, 2001, the 76th anniversary of his birth.

    (7-8) Two mass cards distributed at Robert Kennedy's funeral at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on June 8, 1968.

    (9-10) Two First Day Covers bearing the Robert F. Kennedy memorial stamp and cancelled on the First Day of Issue, January 12, 1979. One cover signed by Senator Edward M. Kennedy in black felt tip pen ink, "Ted Kennedy '79."

    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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