Franklin D. Roosevelt Framed Xmas Card & Dinner Invitation & Place Card Set Rare For Sale
This isa unique collection of 6 FDR pieces in a collection that is nicely framed and presents a rare group of Franklin Roosevelt memorabilia not likely to be found on the market again. One picture shows the framed set in a glass frame approximately 12" x 21" and the other pictures show the individual items more The largest item is a Christmas card from the Roosevelts during FDR's term as Governor of New York, with their mansion pictured -- this is, of course, a very uncommon item because Roosevelt material just didn't exist for his gubernatorial years in the same quantity as his much longer period as President, nor were the Governor items kept as With the card is an invitation for dinner at the White House in 1933 for Mr. and Mrs. Basil O'Connor (who had been FDR's law partner and then became responsible for running the Warm Springs Foundation and that project's development after FDR re-entered politics but kept his deep interest in polio recovery and assistance, which was the purpose of Warm Springs). The dinner invitation also includes as RSVP card. The last group of items is a set of place cards, almost certainly from the same dinner, for President Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt and Mr. The dinner is for November 16, 1933, that is, early in FDR's term as President, and the Christmas card would, of course, be sometime during the period 1929-1932 (very likely 1929, 1930 or 1931 since he probably would not have used this form of card in 1933 when he had become All in all, this is a nice set of items, all in great condition, nicely-framed. Everything is excellent condition and, all in all, probably the set is fairly termed museum-quality. For the serious FDR collector, it's a terrific item not likely to be duplicated or available again on the I'm selling because I moved from a large house with plenty of space for these things and now simply don't have room in my NY apartment so it is something of a "must sell" situation and price modestly, despite the uniqueness and possible higher value.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Framed Xmas Card & Dinner Invitation & Place Card Set Rare: $750