Lot #37
John and Jacqueline Kennedy Wedding Invitation

Scarce invitation to the JFK wedding
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Estimate: $600+

Description

Scarce invitation to the JFK wedding

Very rare and hard-to-find Kennedy-Bouvier wedding invitation, 4.25 x 5.75, reading, in full: "Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Dudley Auchincloss request the honor of your presence at the marriage of Mrs. Auchincloss' daughter Jacqueline Lee Bouvier to the Honorable John Fitzgerald Kennedy, United States Senate, on Saturday, the twelfth of September at eleven o'clock, Saint Mary's Church, Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island." In very fine condition. Accompanied by a receipt from noted presidential collector, Raleigh De Geer Amyx. The much-publicized wedding of John and Jacqueline featured a massive guest list of over 800 that included senators and congressmen, Bay State political figures, and several Hollywood luminaries, with the nuptial mass conducted by Cardinal Cushing, the esteemed Archbishop of Boston.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #539 - Ended November 07, 2018