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Item 63 - Jacqueline Kennedy Catalog 543 (Jan 2019)

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Sold Price: $4,720.00 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Marvelous collection of 13 Kennedy-related items, consisting of a Chanel Boutique sweater personally worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, four greeting cards signed by the former first lady, and eight candid family photos, with one signed by John F. Kennedy, Jr. The entire grouping derives from the collection of one of Jackie's housekeepers, "Lucy."

The collection:

Jackie Kennedy's personally-owned and -worn soft-knit black Chanel Boutique short-sleeve sweater with two gold-tone buttons, likely size medium or large, with inner collar bearing a label from Bergdorf Goodman in New York. The sweater is missing its third bottom button.

A set of four greeting cards, each signed and inscribed to “Lucy” in green or red felt tip by Jacqueline Kennedy, who signs either “JKO” or “Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.” The cards range in size from 5 x 3.75 to 10 x 7 (open), and consist of brief birthday or Christmas messages. Two cards include their original mailing envelopes, which Kennedy has marked on the front, “Lucy.”

A group of eight color candid photos, ranging in size from 3.5 x 5.25 to 7 x 5, with images featuring Jackie, Caroline, John Kennedy, Jr., and Edwin Schlossberg, with six of the photos depicting the group gathered inside Jackie’s 1040 Fifth Avenue apartment for Christmas, and two others taken at Caroline and Edwin’s wedding, with one showing the newly married couple, and the other of JFK, Jr., which is signed and inscribed on the reverse in black ink, “To Lucy, Best wishes, Love, John Kennedy.” In overall fine condition.

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