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RAZOR JOHN F. KENNEDY USED TO SHAVE WITH IS FINALLY LOCATED -

Posted by RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 @ 05:34 PM

An impressive World War II Relic of Importance has finally been located. what? Lt. John F. Kennedy's Gillette Shaving Set, Monogrammed & in the original leather case had been sitting away in a drawer in England over a period of many years following the horrific events of World War II.

jfk gillette razor shavingLT. JOHN F. KENNEDY'S MONOGRAMMED JFK GILLETTE RAZOR SHAVING SET

In order for the reader to have a better understanding of the United States Navy and John F. Kennedy two eye-catching World War II photographs have been located and are depicted within this writing.

lt. john f. kennedyAN IMPOSING NAVY LIEUTENANT- JOHN F. KENNEDY

The future Presidents Father, Joseph P. Kennedy, had recently served in London as the Ambassador to the Court of St. James.  The Monogrammed Gillette Razor-Shaving Set of JFK's was retrieved by someone who apparently worked at the American Embassy.

lt. john f. kennedyA DAPPER NAVY LIEUTENANT- SOMEWHERE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC 

At the beginning of World War II, Ambassador Kennedy and his family moved back to the United States and the future President's Gillette Razor-Shaving Set had apparently been left behind.  Many years later it made its way into an antique shop just outside of London. It was there where an off-duty American commercial airlines pilot happened to see it and he purchased it on the spot.  After that it was retained by this Pilot for quite a number of years-when finally this JFK Shaving Set made its way into the Collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx also known as The American Heritage Collection.  Historically speaking, it was of immense importance that the Pilot took the time to present Mr. Amyx with a detailed letter of Provenance covering his historic purchase. This was over 20 years ago.  To say the very least, this is a Magnificent and hertofor unknown Historic Relic.

raleigh degeer amyxCOLLECTOR & HISTORIAN RALEIGH DEGEER AMYX - 2010

 



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