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PRESIDENTIAL YACHT ITEMS

 

 

Rare Potamac Cover

This is a nice example of a rare cover from the USS Potomac one of the early Presidential Yachts. The “Floating White House” was originally commissioned the USCG Cutter Electra in 1934. In 1936 it was renamed in 1945.the USS Potomac and served as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidential Yacht until his death.  The photo of the ship and of FDR on the ship are for historical reference only. $20.00

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Rare Potamac Cover

This is a nice example of a rare cover from the USS Potomac one of the early Presidential Yachts. The “Floating White House” was originally commissioned the USCG Cutter Electra in 1934. In 1936 it was renamed in 1945.the USS Potomac and served as Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s Presidential Yacht until his death.  The photo of the ship and of FDR on the ship are for historical reference only. $20.00

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Williamsburg Presidential Yacht Ashtray

This is a very rare Nickel Plated Ashtrays from the USS Williamsburg one of the early Presidential Yachts.

On November 5, 1945, she relieved Potomac as presidential yacht. In the ensuing years, The USS Williamsburg served two presidents, Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower.


This is an original items from the Ship. The ashtray is in excellent condition for it s 70+ years on earth or sea as it may be. The photo of the ship and of Truman on the ship and of Truman's Desk are for historical reference only.

These ashtrays were made for both The USS Williamsburg and the USS Sequoia both of witch were used as Presidential Yachts. What makes these ashtrays of particular historical interest is not only were they used on a official Presidential yacht during the Terms of Several Presidents but Truman actual kept one of the "USS Williamsburg" and the matching "USS Sequoia" round nickel plated ashtrays on his desk in The Oval office. You can now see them displayed at the Truman Library's replica of President Truman's Oval Office. Now you can own a piece of history that not only might have been used by both President Truman and President Eisenhower and their guests. Also you can own one of the same kind of keepsake that meant enough to President Truman to take with him to The Oval Office and it was thought important enough by political historians to put them up for public display at Truman's Presidential Library

In the last 2 photos I have added you can see both the round nickel plated Williamsburg ashtray as the matching Sequoia astray recorded as being on Truman's desk while he was President.
$150.00

 

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 Kennedy era USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht Certificate

This is a very nice official cruise certificate for the Presidential Yacht The USS Sequoia. These were presented to guest of President Kennedy that cruised with him aboard The Presidential Yacht The USS Sequoia. The most famous Presidential yacht in history and used by more seating president than any other Presidential Yacht. This example is not only in fantastic shape but it has never been filled out It is very rare to find one of these blank.  $250.00

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 Rare Kennedy era USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht unused Matchbook  

This is a great unstruck matchbook from The USS Sequoia, the most famous of all Presidential Yachts. These matchbooks are older front strike matchbooks without the "USS" in front of the Name Sequoia. These were among the earliest version iof the Sequoia matchbooks and used during President Kennedy's administration. The matchbook is in overall excellent condition for its age please see photos. $75.00

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 Rare Kennedy era USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht unused Matchbook

This is a great unstruck matchbook from The USS Sequoia, the most famous of all Presidential Yachts. These matchbooks are older front strike matchbooks without the "USS" in front of the Name Sequoia. These were amoung the earliest version iof the Sequoia matchbooks and used during President Kennedy's admistration. The matchbook show some signs of natural aging but is in overall excellent condition for its age please see photos. $50.00

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USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht

Coaster from the Presidential Yacht. This is a paper disposable coaster in excellent unused condition. $25.00

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Very Rare Matchbook From Kennedy Administration The Honey Fitz

Next the The USS Sequoia The Honey Fitz is perhaps the most famous of all the Presidential Yachts primarily because of President Kennedy's love of the Yacht and frequent use. President Kennedy renamed the Barbara Anne The Honey Fitz and used her frequently. Most of his trips on board were personal and often with his family so official souvenirs of The Honey Fitz are very rare. This is a full unused matchbook from President Kennedy's Presidential Yacht The Honey Fitz and it is in fantastic condition for its age. I have only seen a handful of these in private hands in all my years of collecting. I also have a matchbook from Kennedys other Presidential Yacht The Patric J.

 

Complete History of Presidential Service of The Honey Fitz

· Truman named it Lenore II
· Eisenhower named it Barbara Anne
· Kennedy named it Honey Fitz
· Nixon named it Patricia

$100.00

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Very Rare Matchbook From Kennedy Administration The  Patrick J.

Much like President Kennedy renamed The Lenore II The Honey Fitz he also renamed the Presidential Yacht original named Margie The Patrick J. after is paternal Grandfather. President Kennedy had The Patrick J, moved to Hyannis Port, Massachusetts for Presidential service while he was in office. Nixon latter renamed The Patric J. The Julie. This matchbook is in fantastic condition and unused. The official matchbook for the Honey Fitz looked exactly the same except the Name Patrick J was replaced by The Honey Fitz.

History of Presidential Service of The Patrick J.
Named Margie (after Truman daughter)
Susie E (after one Ike's granddaughters)
Patrick J. (after Kennedy's paternal grandfather)
Julie (after one of Nixon's daughters)

 $75.00 each

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Very Rare Set of Presidential Matchbooks Both Ship Names

This is a set of 2 differant matchbooks for the same Presidential Yacht that severed several presidents begging with Truman and ending with Nixon. This Yacht went through 3 name changes while in Presidential service first President Truman Named her Margie in honor of President Truman's daughter. Ike then renamed her the Susie E in honor of one of his granddaughters.  Then the ship is most famously known as the Patric J. when President Kennedy had her renamed the Patric J after his Paternal Grandfather. LBJ never bothered to rename her as he preferred to use the larger Presidential Yacht The USS Sequoia. She was last used by President Nixon when he renamed her Julie after his daughter. He then moved her to Key Biscayne where President Nixon retained his winter vacation retreat. This set include two full book of matches in excellent condition from this amazing yacht. One from it's service under President Kennedy and One from it's last Presidential Service under President Nixon who latter sold her.

History of Presidential Service of The Patrick J.
Named Margie (after Truman daughter)
Susie E (after one Ike's granddaughters)
Patrick J. (after Kennedy's paternal grandfather)
Julie (after one of Nixon's his daughters)

$90.00 Set

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Presidential Yacht Matchbook  From The Julie

Formerly Kennedy's Yacht The Patrick J.

President Nixon renamed Kennedy's Presidential yacht The Patrick J. to The Julie after his daughter. This matchbook is in fantastic condition. He then moved her to Key Biscayne where President Nixon retained his winter vacation retreat.  President Nixon who latter sold her president Nixon later sold her becoming the last President to use her as President.

History of Presidential Service of The Julie
Named Margie (after Truman daughter)
Susie E (after one Ike's granddaughters)
Patrick J. (after Kennedy's paternal grandfather)
Julie (after one of Nixon's his daughter)

$30.00 each

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Presidential Yacht Matchbook From The Patrica

Formerly Kenndy's Yacht The Honey Fitz

President Nixon renamed Kennedy's Presidential yacht The Honey Fitz to The Patricia after his daughter. This boat was also some time referred to as The Tricia This matchbook is in fantastic condition.

Complete History of Presidential Service of The Honey Fitz

· Truman named it Lenore II
· Eisenhower named it Barbara Anne
· Kennedy named it Honey Fitz
· Nixon named it Patricia

$30.00 each

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Set of 2 Nixon Presidential Yacht Matchbooks

The Patrica and The Julie

A set of both of the above Nixon era Presidential Yacht matchbooks both in excellent unstuck condition. $55.00 set.

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Set of all 3 of Nixon Presidential Yacht Matchbooks

This is a complete set of all three of the Presidential Yachts used by president Nixon. All three are unused and in excellent condition. This set includes One matchbook for the Sequoia used during Presidential Nixon's administration and one for both the two other Presidential yachts during Nixon's term in office the Julie and the Patrica. $90.00 set.

 

 

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USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht Matchbook

This is a very nice matchbook from the USS Sequoia the most famous Presidential Yachts. More US Presidents have been on The Sequoia than any other Presidential Yacht. $35.00

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USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht Matchbook

This is a full unused matchbook from the USS Sequoia the most famous Presidential Yachts. More US Presidents have been on The Sequoia than any other Presidential Yacht. This is a later version then the book above this matchbook is only printed on one side. $25.00

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Sequoia Presidential Yacht cigarettes

An unopened pack of cigarettes from the USS Sequoia Presidential Yacht.

$100.00

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 Sequoia Presidential Large Ashtray

This is a very nice Sequoia Presidential Yacht metal astray. It is in very good condition but it has some staining on the left side that can be see in the photos..

It is  10 1/4" long  -  6 1/2" wide. $75.00

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 Sequoia Presidential Yacht Coffee Mug

This is a very nice Sequoia Presidential Yacht Coffee Mug. It has been gently used and carefully stored. No chips and very little gold ware. Please see photos. With this mug in your hand you can almost picture yourself drinking coffee with Kennedy LBJ or Nixon.

$50.00

 

 


 

 

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