London, South Kensington
23 November 2016
OF RONALD AND NANCY REAGAN INTEREST; TWO PHOTOGRAPHS AND AN AMERICAN SILVERED METAL COMPACT
LATE 20TH CENTURY
The compact engraved with facsimile signature 'Nancy Reagan', by Reed & Barton, two signed photographs; one of President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan in the White House, signed 'To Fleur and Tom \ with our very best wishes and affection \ Nancy & Ron', mounted in a Perspex frame; the other of Nancy Reagan dressed in a feathered hat, wearing yellow wellington boots, signed 'Dear Fleur - \ The real me ! Fondly \ Nancy', dated 1982; together with an English gilt-metal mounted enamel pill box, by Halcyon Days, dated 1984
The compact: 2 7/8 x 2 ½ in. (7.3 x 6.5 cm.)
Almost certainly all the personal gift of the Reagans.
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