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Lot #27: From the Reagan Estate, a Gift from the Marine Security Guards for Protection to The Reagans at the Famous 1988 Moscow Summit with Mikhail Gorbachev


Russian box from the personal collection of President Ronald and Nancy Reagan, owned and used by them in the Presidential years at the Family Residence in the White House and then at their Bel Air, California home. Beautiful black lacquered box features gilt accenting with hinged top revealing a red lacquered interior. Plaque affixed to the underside of the top is engraved, ''Presented to Mrs. Nancy Reagan from the Marine Security Guards / Leningrad / May 31, 1988'' referencing the Reagans historic trip to Russia during the 1988 Moscow Summit. Upon leaving the White House, the Reagans marked their possessions with a green sticker to designate which of their belongings had been displayed with them during their Presidential years; this box has this round green sticker on its underside. Box was originally sold at Christie's in New York, and has Christie's sticker. Measures 6.75'' x 4.25'' x 1.5'' tall. Minute scratching to bottom, otherwise near fine condition.
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