• STOCK SPECIAL - Teddy Roosevelt Twist Ballpoint

    Teddy Roosevelt

  • $340.00

  • Description

    ONLY 2 AVAILABLE FROM STOCK SPECIAL

    Teddy Roosevelt Twist Ballpoint

    • Handcrafted Nouveau Spectre styled Twist Ballpoint with collector quality Rhodium hardware featuring 24K Gold Plated hand-carved accents.
    • This Teddy Roosevelt - Sagamore Hill pen is created from Witness Wood® exclusively acquired by the History Salvaged following the felling of a Purple Birch also known as a Copper Birch that was planted by Teddy Roosevelt.
    • Engraved: Teddy Roosevelt - Sagamore Hill 
    • Each pen is individually handcrafted and therefore may vary in look and feel. As all of History Salvaged pens are custom made to order, please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
    • Made in the USA

           

          Description/History

          This Teddy Roosevelt - Sagamore Hill pen is created from Witness Wood® acquired by the History Salvaged following the felling of a Purple Birch also known as a Copper Birch that was planted by Teddy Roosevelt. The tree began encroaching on the sidewalk and road entrance to Sagamore Hill and needed to be removed.

          Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1885 until his death in 1919. During Roosevelt's time in office, his "Summer White House" was the focus of international attention.

          A native of Manhattan, Theodore Roosevelt first came to Oyster Bay, Long Island on summer vacations with his family in the 1870s. The teenage boy grew to love the area's natural beauty and enjoyed the opportunities it afforded for such pastimes as hiking, rowing, swimming, and riding.

          In his early 20s when Roosevelt had finished college and was beginning to start a family, he thought that the best possible place to settle with his wife and to raise children would be Oyster Bay. He purchased farmland in Cove Neck, a peninsula just east of Oyster Bay village and envisioned building a large, sturdy, modern home. He hired New York City architects Lamb and Rich to design such a house, and construction based on their Queen Anne-style sketches began in 1884.

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          All pens are handcrafted by or under the supervision of our Master Pen Craftsman and are made in America.

          Each is individually hand made and each varies in look and feel.

          All History Salvaged product is guaranteed authentic and made utilizing the wood describe and in conjunction with our partner clients.

          All History Salvaged products arrive in Eco-Friendly packaging.

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