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    Thomas Jefferson: Monticello and 1968 Democratic National Convention Gavel. Substantial and hefty 17" wooden gavel with silvered-colored plaque on the front that reads: "This Jefferson gavel was used during the 1968 Democratic National Convention by Chairman Carl Albert. It is made from a 1770 white oak beam from Monticello and trimmed with an alloy of metals from the original structure. Rep. John M. Murphy. Parliamentarian". Some light wear to lettering and indications it was actually hammered down. No documentation.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2018
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 22
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