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Object Name: Campaign tie clip
Date: 1960
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Medium: Metal
Dimensions: Overall: 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in. (1.3 x 4.4 x 1 cm)
Place made: United States
Description: Metal gold-colored tie clip in the shape of the Motor Torpedo boat PT-109.
Credit Line: Gift of Scott Wixon
Object Number: 2010.27
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Marks: stamped on reverse: JOLLE

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This tie clip, a campaign item from the presidential campaign of 1960, represents the torpedo boat commanded by John F. Kennedy in the Pacific Theater during World War II.