John F. Kennedy SP

Lot Number 106
Author John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy SP

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Description Stellar vintage matte-finish 10.5 x 13.5 Harris and Ewing photo, signed and inscribed in the lower border in fountain pen, “To Virginia & Carroll Cone—with very warm regards, John F. Kennedy.” Photo is housed in its original frame to an overall size of 11.75 x 14.75. In fine condition. John Carroll Cone (1893–1976) was a World War I ace who taught ariel combat to Eddie Rickenbacker in France during the war. He spent his career in aviation and served as an advisor on commercial aviation to presidents Roosevelt and Truman. A beautifully inscribed portrait, the first of this pose we have ever seen, much more legible than usually found, presented to an important participant in military and commercial aviation.
Estimated Price USD 5,000.00 - 6,000.00
Actual Price USD 6,691.20



Auction House RR Auction
Auction Name Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19
Sale Number #421
Auction Date January 15, 2014 - January 15, 2014
Sale Name Rare Manuscript, Document & Autograph - bidstart 12/19
Total Lots 1773
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