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    Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt: Personally-Owned Linen Goods. Seven assorted napkins, all embroidered with the monogram "FDR" (some spots and light soiling, but generally in excellent condition). Sold together with a set of placemats and cocktail napkins owned by Eleanor Roosevelt with her monogram "ER" on each. There are twelve 5.5" x 5.5" cocktail or coaster napkins, twelve 15" x 15" napkins and twelve 12.5" x 18" placemats. Part of lot #175 in Sotheby's Sale #5759 of Fine and Printed Manuscript Americana held on October 26, 1988. From the Estate of Malcolm S. Forbes.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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