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Lot #4113
John F. Kennedy 1962 Mexico Meeting Rolex Lighter and Cigarette Case

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Estimate: $400+
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Attractive Rolex Super Automatic Deluxe lighter issued to commemorate President John F. Kennedy's meeting with Mexican President Adolfo Lopez Mateos in June 1962, featuring the Mexican coat of arms on one side, and American and Mexican flags on the other, with golden text: "Entrevista Presidencial, Lopez Mateos, Kennedy, Mexico, Junio 1962." Also includes a presentation cigarette case featuring a handsome silver-weave design and applied facsimile signature of Adolfo Lopez Mateos on the front. In fine condition, with light wear and a few scratches. Kennedy made the fifth international trip of his presidency from June 29-July 1, 1962, traveling to Mexico City to meet with Mateos. Provenance: from the estate of General Chester V. Clifton, military aide to JFK.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Presidential Memorabilia
  • Dates: #562 - Ended February 13, 2020