Over $63,000 Worth of Lyndon Johnson Memorabilia Sold at NateDSanders.com Auction
Lyndon Johnson Memorabilia
Lyndon B. Johnson’s own tan cowhide briefcase with LBJ’s initials embossed in gold below the lock. One of the greatest political powerhouses of the 20th century, Johnson served in all of the highest-ranking elected offices: Congressman, Senator, Vice President and President. Briefcase measures 17.5″ x 14″. Key not included. In handsome, fine condition, with provenance from President Johnson’s daughter. Rare Lyndon Johnson memorabilia. Sold for $18,678.
Lyndon B. Johnson’s own leather attache case, with LBJ’s initials appearing in script below the handle. This case very likely housed documents pertaining to Johnson’s Great Society legislation, a series of landmark bills that reformed education, civil rights, healthcare and the environment. Attache case measures 20″ x 13″ x 5″. Key not included. Overall wear with tarnish to metal surfaces; very good to near fine. A rare piece used by the President who served during one of the most turbulent eras in the United States. With provenance from President Johnson’s daughter. Excellent Lyndon Johnson memorabilia. Sold for $15,436.
President Lyndon B. Johnson’s personally owned and worn sportcoat. ”Oviatt’s” brand coat has a personalized tag with typed lines reading ”Hon. Lyndon B. Johnson / Order: 6318 / Lot: 37087 / Size: 11-30-55”. Beige coat has small white polka dots speckled throughout. With an LOA from previous owner, detailing the history of the coat, which was gifted by Lady Bird to Cliff, her ranch foreman when LBJ passed away in 1973. Near fine condition overall. Nice Lyndon Johnson memorabilia. Sold for $11,858.
Exquisite world clock from the Lyndon B. Johnson family. Cylindrical timepiece by Tiffany & Co. features a prominent engraving to one side reading, ”The President / November 22, 1963 – January 20, 1969”. Brushed brass desktop clock features Arabic quarter-hour numerals surrounding a gilt and silver world planisphere. Map is divided into sectors with the names of twenty-four world cities and countries. 8-day Swiss movement is 15 jewels, and maker ”Tiffany & Co.” appears on the face. Measures 4” in diameter. Key for alarm and crystal is absent, else fine. With provenance from a charity auction benefiting the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas, and an LOA from Lynda Johnson Robb. Beautiful Lyndon Johnson memorabilia. Sold for $10,541.
Lyndon Johnson 14K gold cigarette case. The 3” x 5” case is monogrammed ”LBJ” and weighs 126 grams. Housed in a leather box, the case is accompanied by an LOA by the President’s daughter, Lynda Johnson Robb. Light rubbing and edge wear, else very good plus condition. A historical piece of Lyndon Johnson memorabilia. Sold for $7,919.