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Gold Accutron Watch by Tiffany and Co. Gift From President Lyndon B. Johnson? To Jack Burns

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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Neat old watch could be a gift from president Lyndon B. Johnson? to Jack A. Burns Governor of Hawaii. It is marked Accutron Tiffany and Co. 14k and is dated 10-17-66 from LBJ to Jack A. Burns. I did type in the date and sure enough Lyndon Johnson did visit Hawaii on this date. Now im just wondering if there is a way prove my hunch of this being a real deal gift from the president I guess that is the Mystery that needs to be solved :)

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    1. RRP RRP, 4 years ago
      Even if not the real deal, it would definitely be a keeper for me...
    2. Furee65, 3 years ago
      Kind of a neat follow up about the 14kt gold Tiffany & Co. Bulova Accutron watch that I picked up about a month ago that I believe was a gift from President Lyndon B. Johnson. I contacted the Lyndon Johnson museum and they could not quite confirm it because not everything was recorded in the daily log/journal but did say this is the exact watch he would have given out. So being the info hound that I am I looked around and most of his staff members have now passed away but I stumbled across someone who would probably know and who is still alive :) Lyndon Johnsons top Aide U.S. Chief Of Protocol with the rank of Ambassador Lloyd Hand. I sent him a few photos of the watch last night and he got back to me first thing this morning :o with the following message----Mr. Reed,

      While , of course, I can’t guarantee it, I’m, 99% certain that LBJ gave that watch to Governor Burns--a dear and loyal friend of the President’s. He didn’t give out many of those watches--just a few to very special friend/staff.

      Actually, I knew Governor Burns and my wife and children while on vacation in Hawaii had dinner at his Mansion

      Hope this helps

      Happy Holidays

    3. Spacecat, 3 years ago
      This watch is now in my hands! I googled it and here it is!

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