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    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Presidential Yacht USS Potomac Life Preserver. 17" life-saver or life preserver used on one of FDR's Presidential Yachts (the Sequoia and the Potomac). This example has a hand-painted Presidential Seal at the top and the name of the ship, "Potomac" in gold and black letters at the bottom. We recently sold a flag from the Potomac for $10,000. If you go on-line, you should be able to find a photo of FDR aboard the Sequoia with a nearly identical life saver prominently displayed along the siding. Tightly covered in canvas, painted white, with encircling rope painted yellow. Great condition.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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