Pen, National Air and Space Museum Appropriation Bill, July 1963

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transfer from The White House, Washington DC

Materials

  • Plastic
  • Steel
  • Paint
  • Wood
  • Paper
  • Ink
  • Adhesive

Dimensions

3-D: 20 × 7.1 × 6.5cm (7 7/8 × 2 13/16 × 2 9/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

  • Nib pen used by President John F. Kennedy to sign the National Air and Space Museum Appropriation Bill in July 26, 1963; enscribed text on pen "THE PRESIDENT - THE WHITE HOUSE"; mounted on wood base with clear plastic cover.
  • Pen manufactured by Esterbrook, desk type, black barrel with clear plastic extension
  • Nib marked with Esterbrook 2668, Made in USA
  • Barrel marked with Esterbrook, Made in USA

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19730366000