This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
National Air and Space Museum
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Transfer from The White House, Washington DC
3-D: 20 × 7.1 × 6.5cm (7 7/8 × 2 13/16 × 2 9/16 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
- 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