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    John F. Kennedy: White House Sterling Silver Engraved Napkin Ring. Engraved, 2.75" x 1". When members of John Kennedy's Administration dined at the White House, they each had their own engraved sterling silver napkin ring. This one belonged to Evelyn Lincoln, the president's devoted personal secretary throughout his public career. Engraved "EVELYN LINCOLN" on the front and "WHITE HOUSE STAFF MESS" on the back. Made by and marked "GALT" as well as "STERLING." Galt & Brother was a Washington, D.C., jeweler established in 1802 and located near the White House. Besides President Kennedy, one of its most illustrious customers was President Abraham Lincoln. Excellent condition. Ex: Robert L. White Collection, Dr. Dean Rudoy Collection.

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    November, 2015
    7th Saturday
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