21 Aug '14, 7pm

Trove of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned in Boston: BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rolex watch that belonged...

Trove of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned in Boston: BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rolex watch that belonged...

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rolex watch that belonged to Dwight D. Eisenhower and a cane used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt will be among hundreds of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned off in Boston next month, an organizer said on Wednesday. The 420 items, which also include a pair of Abraham Lincoln’s eyeglasses, will go on sale at an auction at Boston’s Omni Parker House hotel on Sept. 17-18, said Bobby Livingston, executive vice president of RR Auction. The artifacts come from the collection of Raleigh DeGeer Amyx, a former messenger for FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, who started befriending former White House employees such as maids, butlers, groundskeepers, Secret Service agents and valets in the early 1980s, Livingston said. "If Raleigh didn’t purchase them, curate them and take care of them, they would have been lost," he said. Among the most prized items in the co...

Full article: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/21/us-usa-presiden...

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The timepiece is question is the Rolex Explorer ‘Victoria’s Secret Edition’. This watch was customized by Militarized DLC ...