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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

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.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

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