20th Century Jewelry by Carol Lane Antiques

LOS CASTILLO PLACE CARD "EISENHOWER/HAGERTY"

LOS CASTILLO PLACE CARD "EISENHOWER/HAGERTY"


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1960: Item # 155395

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carol lane antiques
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riverdale, ny 10471
914-523-9222
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$750

RARE OFFERING:Presented for sale is a historic place card holder for James Hagerty at a meeting between President Eisenhower and Lopez Mateos in the Hotel El Mirador on Feb.19,1959, hand made by Los Castillo, Mexico,1959. Hagerty was the Press Secretary for Pres. Eisenhower. The placard reads:"CENA PRESIDENTES LOPEZ MATEOS-EISENHOWER EN EL HOTEL EL MIRADOR ACAPULCO,GRO. 2-19-59 SR.JAMES C.HAGERTY". Signed, "LOS CASTILLO TAXCO" on the bottom, the piece is in excellent condition. Apparantly, Los Castillo was commissioned to do the place card holders for this famous meeting. It is constructed on a rosewood base(3 1/4"wide by 2"deep by 1 1/2"high)with a copper and mother-of-pearl swordfish atop(4" long by 1 3/4"wide)and the writing is done on a nickel plate. Fabulous historic piece......$16 for USA insured shipping & applicable NY tax.