January 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, January 26th, 5pm Pacific
Wristwatch once owned by George H.W. Bush, with an autograph letter signed as President mentioning the watch. Timex watch has been customized with ''George Bush'' in gilt at 6 o'clock and is attached to a black leather band. Letter is addressed to Beverly Young, wife of Congressman Bill Young, and dated 30 January 1990. Upon presidential stationery, Bush writes, ''Dear Bev / It was great seeing you and Bill here at the White House. I was especially pleased to see that the black Timex is still ticking. The Congress watch you + Bill gave me is still on time. I am grateful to your husband for his support and to you for being my friend - George Bush''. 2pp. letter on a single card measures 6.5'' x 4.25''. Watch has been mounted to a blue velour-covered board. Scratching to watch crystal and not in working condition, else near fine.
George H.W. Bush Custom-Made Watch With a Handwritten Letter by Bush Attesting to its Authenticity -- Watch Has Gold ''George Bush'' Lettering
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