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56   Dwight D. Eisenhower 'Operation Monsoon' Cigarette Box and Signature  $200 $200 $220 1 You must login to place a bid.
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#56 - Dwight D. Eisenhower 'Operation Monsoon' Cigarette Box and Signature Estimate: $200+

Jade-colored leather cigarette box commemorating President Eisenhower's international tour in December 1959 ("Operation Monsoon"), measuring 6.75 x 5 x 2 closed, featuring a gilt-stamped map of the trip on the cover, headed, "Trip of Dwight D. Eisenhower, December 3, to December 22, 1959." Inside the lid are statistics for the Pan Am "Jet Clipper - Tradewind" aircraft that made the 18,520-mile journey through Europe and the Middle East, with stops in Italy, Vatican City, Turkey, Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Greece, Tunisia, France, Spain, and Morocco. Also includes a bold ink signature, "Dwight D. Eisenhower," on an off-white 3.75 x 2.5 slip clipped from the close of a letter. In overall fine condition. From the collection of Brigadier General Robert L. Schulz, longtime military aide to Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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