Lot 101: Attractive engraved silver plaque given to President John F. Kennedy on his visit to Clare County, Ireland, 6.5 x 2.5, reading: "Presented by Clare County Council on behalf of the People of Clare to John Fitzgerald Kennedy, President of the United States of America, on his visit to Shannon Airport, Co. Clare, Ireland, 29th June, 1963." In fine condition, with some light tarnishing. Kennedy visited his ancestral home of Ireland from June 27-29, 1963, and before his departure from Shannon he offered some a brief address; in his opening remarks he referred to the Clare County Council, whose members presented him with a gift of old Irish silver.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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