A holiday card signed by President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy is a pricey and impressive piece, but the card presently up for sale via Goldin Auctions is even more unique.
It’s from 1963, and it’s one of only 15 known to have been signed sometime between Nov. 18 and Nov. 20 of that year — down time between trips — before his death in Dallas on Nov. 22.
The official White House cards for that year also were prepared with facsimile signatures but were not sent out. These signed cards were later discovered in the 1980s, according to the auction company.
The card carries a Letter of Authenticity from PSA/DNA and grades a 10 for the JFK autograph and grades a 7 for her signature.
After two bids, the card sits at $7,500, and it’s one of 40 lots of items available for sale in the auction, which ends in 18 days. There are several items in the sale from both of the Kennedys as well as items owned or used by Lee Harvey Oswald — all highly collected by history buffs.
Among the items are an Oswald chess set (presently at $5,000), an unopened bottle of scotch owned by JFK (at $3,500) and a Nikon camera owned by the First Lady ($1,500) to name a few. The signed holiday card is presently the most-expensive of all items.
To view all 40 JFK-related lots in the auction, click here.
Follow Buzz on Twitter @BlowoutBuzz or send email to BlowoutBuzz@ .