JFK Items Set for Presidential Auction


0  Updated at 9:48 am, February 17th, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Library Of Congress/Getty Images(AMESBURY, Mass.) — More than 650 pieces of memorabilia of former President John F. Kennedy will be auctioned on Sunday. The items are from the estate of David F. Powers, special assistant to Kennedy and the first curator of the JFK Library.

This is the 50th year since JFK’s assassination.

Items up for auction include a portrait of John F. Kennedy in uniform in World War II by Robert J. Donovan, a birthday card signed by John, Jr. around May 29, 1963 that it was given to his father on his 46th birthday and a pen used by J.F.K. at the signing of the “Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba” on Oct. 23, 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis

John McInnis Auctioneers are handling the auction.

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