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    A DIVERSE COLLECTION OF MEMENTOS OWNED BY THE EISENHOWERS.

    Please note: Due to the size and/or weight of this lot, additional shipping costs may apply.

    Consisting of 1) Black rubber boots owned and used by Ike, 2) a group of three "red roses" highball glasses, used by Ike and Mamie (who was known to enjoy her drink!), 3) a 10 1/2" fine china plate picturing Ike, and given to a White House maid and cook by Mamie, 4) a 50th anniversary plate, a gift to the Eisenhowers from Ike's personal valet, John Moaney, and his wife, who cooked and cleaned for the First Couple.  They continued to serve after Ike's 1969 death, until Mamie also passed away.  Mrs. Moaney brought the plate back home with her then.) and 5) One of the most unique pieces we've ever encountered: a 1956 Eisenhower "campaign" dress, made of a white sheet covered with campaign literature and stickers, and given by Mamie to White House maid Viola Wise. (We have never seen anything like this, an it is especially "juicy" that it actually belonged to Eisenhower himself!)

    All five pieces come with individual, signed 1982-1985 notes establishing their provenances;  four from Mrs. Moaney, and one from Viola Wise.  A really neat grouping!



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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