Cigar Box

MO 63.4064.1
Cigar Box
Maker unknown
El Salvador
Silver, enamel, wood
6" x 9" x 2"
Sterling silver cigar box with enamel Seal of El Salvador, the national coat of arms, set into lid. The front exterior side of the box is engraved in Spanish with the date, May 1962, a signature of President Cordon and an inscription to President Kennedy (translation: "John F. Kennedy, President of the United States with cordial regard from his colleague and friend").
Eusebio Rudolfo Cordon, President of El Salvador (25 Jan 1962 - 1 Jul 1962)
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Donated to the United States