Cigarette Box

MO 63.297f
Cigarette Box
Hermes, Paris (Established in 1837)
Paris, France
Leather, brass
1 3/8" x 9" x 5/8"
Black alligator leather cigarette box with brass trim. The box has a hinged lid and two sections in the interior. This cigarette box is part of a 6 piece desk set.
This cigarette box was presented to President Kennedy as part of a desk set by the President of France (1959-1969), Charles De Gaulle during John F. Kennedy's state visit to Paris, France in May-June 1961. President Kennedy kept this desk set on his desk in the Oval Office of the White House.
Charles De Gaulle, President of France (1959-1969)
  • JFKPOF-107-010
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297a
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297b
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297c
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297d
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-297e
  • JFKWHP-1961-02-25-C
Donated to the United States