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President Dwight D. Eisenhower Signed Postage Stamp
5/26/2011 - ONLINE Books, Maps & Autographs
Eisenhower, Dwight David "Ike" (1892-1967). 34th President of the United States (1953-61). A sheet of four U.S. five cent The Sciences postage stamps, issued 1963, affixed to Office of Dwight D. Eisenhower stationary, and signed three times in blue ink (once in each of the top two stamps and once across both bottom stamps. Accompanied by the original air mail envelope postmarked March 9, 1965, from Gettysburg, PA, and with Eisenhower's five star hand stamp in place of the postage.

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Lot # 52 - Barack Obama Signed Newspaper Clipping
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Lot # 221 - Folk Literature and Culture
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