Kennedy Johnson JFK LBJ Official Inauguration Invitation + Insert, Envelope

Contents: OFFICIAL inauguration invitation (not the commemorative edition) for Kennedy and Johnson; insert of inaugural events; original mailing envelope Invitation: Measuring 11 ¼” by 8 3/8” and printed on heavy stock folded paper, the invitation is printed on the front (like a formal wedding invitation) and reads: “The Inaugural Committee requests the honor of your presence to attend and participate in the Inauguration of John Fitzgerald Kennedy as President of the United States of America and Lyndon Baines Johnson as Vice President of the United States of America on Friday the twentieth of January one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one in the City of Washington Edward H. Foley Chairman.” Condition: Some very slight browning at the top and bottom and slight bends to upper right hand corner and lower left corner. The back of the second page has a small discoloration that has bleed through to the front of the second page. This does not affect the invitation page. Insert: Calendar and information of inaugural activities such as various receptions, official inaugural ceremony, parade, and inaugural ball. Condition: very fine Envelope: Addressed to a couple in Dallas, Texas and postmarked January 3, 1961. Condition: Flap is entirely separated from rest of envelope and has a tear in it. East-west sides of envelope are slit open; a couple of light stains on front.

Item ID: RL 63

$295 USD

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