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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Splendid Glass Decanter Etched with his Name in Full. The decanter is accompanied by a delightful letter of provenance from Lillian Rogers Parks, longtime White House housekeeper and author of Backstairs at the White House. She states that it is an "early piece" dating to the years before FDR entered the White House in 1933 and "it was still there when he left us." Mrs. Roosevelt allowed the staff to select keepsakes after the President's death, and Lillian selected this elegant decanter. It holds special appeal for FDR enthusiasts, as do any spirits-related personal FDR items, because of Roosevelt's active role in bringing Prohibition to an end. Height 8.75", and in perfect condition with glass stopper.

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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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