JFK Library Coconut Paperweight

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Replica of the coconut husk used by John F. Kennedy to lead rescuers to where he and his crew were stranded on Nauru Island after his boat, PT-109, was struck by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri on August 2, 1943.

The original husk was later returned to JFK, which he had encased in wood and used as a paperweight. A treasured memento, the coconut husk was on his desk in the Oval Office throughout his presidency.

Custom Product Type Uncategorized
Partner Credited Name JFK Presidential Library and Museum Gift Shop
Venue Type Living History
Weight (lb) 1.000000

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