Lot #109
Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower

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Estimate: $200+


Three items: a TLS as president signed "D.E.," one page, White House letterhead, October 15, 1956, to Mrs. Howard McCrum Snyder, in part: "While in my heart I know I always have your 'king-sized' good wishes, I like to have you repeat them—and, as you well know, guava jelly is one of my favorites. So for your contribution to what was surely the finest of birthday celebrations, my grateful appreciation"; a birthday card sent by Mamie to Mrs. Howard McCrum Snyder, signed and inscribed inside as first lady, "Dear Alice, xoxo, Mamie Eisenhower, March 19, 1957"; and a limited edition birthday plate created by Castleton China for Dwight D. Eisenhower's first birthday in the White House on October 14, 1953, as produced for sale to the general public in limited numbers, with a square-shaped backstamp. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelopes for the letters, and the original box for the plate.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020