Lot #72
John F. Kennedy

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Estimate: $800+

Description

Three unsigned items relating to President John F. Kennedy's famous birthday celebration held at Madison Square Garden on May 19, 1962: an original program entitled 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President,' showing JFK on the front cover, two pages, 8.25 x 10.5, with inside featuring a list of performers and committee members, including Marilyn Monroe, whose performance of the song 'Happy Birthday, Mr. President' has become apotheosized in pop culture lore; and a pair of patriotic 6 x 3.75 tickets for "President Kennedy's Birthday Party," both issued for "Side Arena," section 126, row H, seats 5 and 6, with image of Kennedy and bold text promoting a "Gala All Star Show." In overall fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #543 - Ended January 09, 2019