Historic White House Steel Plaque Of President Dwight D. Eisenhower - (signed) For Sale
is a solid steel, official oval shape and heavy wall plaque from The
White House from 1960 that was used at some point in the interior wall
of the hallway leading to the Rose Garden and then given as a gift to Gary Sondheim, an very close friend and adviser to President Dwight Eisenhower.
remained in Sondheim's collection at his New York residence until his
passing and later was acquired by a famous collector in Boston, Massachusetts.
comes with a typed note from President Dwight Eisenhower in his
personal stationary from The White House, affixed on the back of the
plaque, and it bears the embossed seal from his office making it even
more authentic. This presidential letter alone has been valued at
unique plaque was specially designed and beautifully crafted by
sculptor Larry Selznick who was commissioned by President Eisenhower
in 1959 to design it. It is well preserved as it has remained inside a
glass case for many decades. It is in pristine condition and of great
quality and detail without any major scratches.
The seal measures an impressive 10" in length by 7"
in width, made of exquisite tempered steel and hand enameled in red and
very well preserved. After his administration the seal changed its
color to the one used today, royal blue.
letter from President Eisenhower certifies and confirms the
authenticity of this historic piece which bears his signature and the
presidential embossed seal below it is shown in the photos.
Please note I prefer to only ship within the USA, however, I will consider international shipping on case by case basis. The shipping charges quoted are for Priority Mail with the USPS. For all customers: Payment by PayPal. Item will be shipped after bank clearance. Please feel free to email any questions concerning shipping or other issues.
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Historic White House Steel Plaque Of President Dwight D. Eisenhower - (signed): $1,346