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Historic FDR Artifacts to Be Auctioned in Texas

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's trademark fedora, the last check he ever signed, and watercolor sketches for the unfinished portrait he sat for on the day he died are among hundreds of historic artifacts and documents headed for the auction block.The memorabilia and other items from the life and times of the nation's 32nd president come from the private collection of Joseph and Deborah Plaud of Whitinsville, Mass."This has been my life's passion and I just hope whoever becomes the owners of these special pieces treasures them and preserves them," said Joseph Plaud, 43.He acquired his first piece — an autographed photo of Eleanor Roosevelt and FDR Jr. — while in junior high school.Today, some experts consider Plaud's collection to be the largest in private hands. It's so vast that it's being sold in two installments, with the first — 568 lots — set for auction on June 7 by Heritage Auction Galleries. A second auction, of roughly the same size, will be held in the fall."Most collec...

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