3 Wheaton Glass Commemorative Presidential Decanters
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Sold Date: 08/09/2008
Channel: Online Auction
This auction is for a set of gorgeous Iridescent Glass Presidential Series Commemorative Decanters by Wheaton Glass. Each piece is 7.75" tall and 5.75" wide. The purple Dwight David Eisenhower decanter features a raised portrait of Dwight David Eisenhower and his name on the front, the back of the decanter reads "... PEACE WITH JUSTICE " DWIGHT "IKE" EISENHOWER 34th president 1953-1961. The blue JFK decanter features a raised side portrait of John F Kennedy with the raised writing "May 29, 1917 John Fitzgerald Kennedy Nov. 22, 1963 on the front and the back of the decanter reads "... Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." J.F.K. The green FDR decanter features a raised side portrait of FDR with the raised writing Jan.30,1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt April 12,1945 on the front and the back reads " We have nothing to fear but fear itself" Franklin Delano Roosevelt 32nd president and his signature. The bottom of each is marked Wheaton, NJ and First Edition. Wheaton Glass Company began their consumer division in 1965 in Millville, New Jersey. In 1967 they began to produce commemorative decanters, flasks and bottles. In 1969 the first presidential decanter was issued with J.F.K. on it and was followed by a series honoring many of our presidents.Each of the presidential decanters were issued in limited quantities with accurate images of the presidents on the front and a quotation or slogan which related to the chief executive on the back. The production of these commemorative decanters was discontinued between 1974 and 1975. These pieces are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks and will make a stunning addition to any collection. Thanks for looking and happy bidding. International bidders please contact me for shipping info before bidding.
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