Lot #134
Harry and Bess Truman Signed White House Place Card

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Unique White House place card belonging to "Mrs. Clifford," ostensibly Margery Kimball, the wife of Clark Clifford, who served as President Harry Truman's counsel. The card, 4.25 x 2.5, bears an embossed presidential seal and is signed on the front in fountain pen by President Harry S. Truman, and on the reverse by First Lady Bess Truman. Both the front and reverse are signed by 21 others, including: Kimball and her husband, Secretary of the Treasury John W. Snyder, Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, Presidential Physician Wallace H. Graham, Presidential Assistant John R. Steelman and his wife, White House Press Secretary Charlie Ross, and more. The card is dated to May 8, 1946. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #631 - Ended March 09, 2022