Revealed: An inside look at the private lives of the Kennedy family as HUNDREDS of JFK's personal items are discovered
More than 650 items belonging to former President Kennedy were found locked away at the home of a former aide who worked alongside the president for his entire political career.
The lot, which includes rare photographs, clothing and other personal items will be auctioned off next month.
The items were recently discovered at the home of David F. Powers, who was special assistant to Kennedy during his years in the White House and started working for him in 1946.
A rare photograph of Ethel Kennedy, left, Jackie Kennedy and the president from 1954, before he was in the White House.
Here's Kennedy and wife Jackie on vacation in 1955 in Palm Beach.
Collection of pictures from Kennedy's bachelor party from Sept. 1953.
The auction, by John McInnis Auctioneers, will take place on February 17.
'To be auctioned are the personal items he chose to keep close to himself throughout his lifetime. Powers collection encompasses years of history with the Kennedy Family and his White House years,' says the auctioneers' website.
A birthday card signed by John F. Kennedy Jr. as just a toddler, this highly sentimental item is expected to be sold for as much as $5,000.
Collection of Kennedy family members enjoying time at their Hyannis Port home.
The collection will be on display at the Amesbury, Massachusetts auction house from February 9 through the 16th.
Here are two pieces of clothing that will be sold. Kennedy's 'Air Force One' bomber jacket, left, is size 44 and from 1962. It is expected to fetch between $20,000 and $40,000. On the right is Powers' vintage jacket with the seal of the presidency on the right chest. It is monogrammed with Kennedy and Powers' initials. It is expected to be sold for between $1,000 and $2,000.
Here's the pen used by the president to sign the Interdiction of the Delivery of Offensive Weapons to Cuba in October 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It is estimated to be sold for between $5,000 and $10,000.
Pictures of Jack, Jackie and Teddy campaigning for Jack in 1958 for re-election to the US Senate.
Caroline Kennedy's baptism in December 1957.
The president and first lady enjoy an evening out on the town in January 1961, less than a week after Kennedy took office.
A presidential flag with the seal of office is expected to get as much as $10,000 next month.
Picture of Kennedy, then a senator, meeting former President Harry Truman. It is signed, 'To Hon. John F. Kennedy with kindest regards from his good friend, Harry S. Truman, 12-2-59.' It is expected to fetch between $1,000 and $2,000.
Picture of Robert Kennedy, left, and John Kennedy during Senate hearings in 1957 into improper labor activities.
Kennedy, left, in 1946 while the picture on the right is him in his naval uniform in 1943.
Rare cigarette light from Kennedy's trip to Mexico in June 1962. It is valued at $300.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Unseen Kennedy Photos And Items
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