Lot #119
John F. Kennedy: Texas Welcome Dinner Ticket

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Scarce original gold-colored ticket to the 'Texas Welcome Dinner' presented in honor of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, number D3462, 4 x 2.5, to be held at the Municipal Auditorium in Austin at 7:30 on November 22, 1963. In very good to fine condition, with small stains and creases, and a light paperclip impression to the top edge. Organized by the State Democratic Executive Committee, more than 5,000 Austinites planned to attend this fundraising dinner on the final stop of the president's tour of Texas. Scheduled to occur on the night of Kennedy's assassination, the dinner would never take place.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021