• STOCK SPECIAL - White House - Gun Metal and 24K Gold Twist Ballpoint

    White House

  • $300.00

  • Description

    Stock Special - White House - Gun Metal and 24K Gold Twist Ballpoint

            • Handcrafted Nouveau styled Twist Ballpoint with Gun Metal hardware featuring 24K Gold Plated hand-carved accents.
            • Produced from an original, vintage piece of Witness Wood® from the 1950's Truman Restoration of the White House featured in this heirloom collector quality writing instrument.
            • Engraved: White House
            • Each pen is individually handcrafted and therefore may vary in look and feel.
            • Every pen comes in a Cherry hardwood presentation box, is individually discreetly engraved with a control number that matches the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity and the custom made Witness Wood® hologram that matches the control number.
            • Made in the USA In 2020

    The WHITE HOUSE  pen is created from Witness Wood® acquired by History Salvaged that was removed and made available to the public following the 1950 renovations of the White House, home to every US President since 1800.

    In 1927, Calvin Coolidge, tired of the leaky roof, had the attic space expanded into a full third floor by constructing a steel-frame story atop the brick and mortar walls of 1800. According to the Army Corps of Engineers' report, the added weight contributed to the failure of the structure by 1949, prompting our 33rd President, Harry Truman to renovate the entire building, in what has become known as the 1950 Truman Reconstruction.

    During both the 1927 and 1950 reconstructions, the US Government sold limited quantities of "mementos" to the public to help support funding of the work. History Salvaged has spent more than 2 years scouring public and private collections, museums and fraternal organizations to acquire enough Witness Wood® to produce this White House Pen Collection, produced from Mid-Atlantic Heart Pine removed during the reconstructions, this White House Witness Wood® pen is handcrafted in the USA and features Stainless Steel Rollerball hardware with a Witness Wood® jewel cap.

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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 handmade 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. Certificate of Authenticity and Custom Tamperproof Hologram accompany each of our Witness Wood® pens.

    All History Salvaged products arrive in Eco-Friendly packaging.

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