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President John F. Kennedy Desk Sign Exclusive For Sale

President John F. Kennedy Desk Sign Exclusive


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President John F. Kennedy Desk Sign Exclusive:
$131.99

President John F. Kennedy Desk Sign ExclusiveDescription Item model number TT60-56 Material Type Brass, Mahogany Manufacturer Part Number B006R6SFOO Item Weight 15.2 ounces Is Discontinued By Manufacturer No Package Dimensions 9.6 x 7 x 3 inches

  • Historic reproduction of the desk sign President John F. Kennedy kept on the Resolute Desk in the White House Oval Office
  • Bronze plaque on wedge-shaped solid mahogany block with raised lettering reading 'O, God, Thy sea is so great and my boat is so small'
  • President Kennedy was a Man of the Sea, and the original Breton Fisherman's Prayer plaque was a gift from Admiral Hyman Rickover
  • Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 5 1/4 x 2-inches; the original desk sign is on display in the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston
  • Offered in a GIft Box for keeping or giving; includes the story of the plaque plus a photocopy of the President's 'thank you' letter to Admiral Rickover

Historic Replica of the Desk Sign President John F. Kennedy Kept on His Desk in the Oval Office.

In 1963, Admiral Rickover, who oversaw the development of the nation’s nuclear navy and was the driving force behind the construction of the first nuclear-powered submarine, gave President John F. Kennedy a plaque inscribed with the Breton Fisherman's Prayer, which states "O God, the sea is so great and my boat is so small."

Kennedy treasured the plaque and kept it on his desk in the Oval Office throughout his Presidency. The original plaque is on display in the Museum at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston as part of its Oval Office exhibit. Offering an exact replica, cast in brass and mounted on a solid mahogany base (Includes a copy of the "thank you" letter from JFK to Rickover).  Intended for keeping or giving.

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