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A Few of the Presidents' Cars

Read on to find out how the President’s car has evolved over the years, from President McKinley to President Obama.

Get a sneak peek at the one-of-a-kind pieces—from a sapphire-encrusted brooch to glittering diamond-set clusters—at Sotheby’s Important Jewels Auction this September 24th and 25th. Pictured: Pair of 14 Karat Gold and Multi-Colored Sapphire Earclips. Property from the estate of Barbara Eisenhower Foltz, including jewels formerly from the collection of Mamie Doud Eisenhower and gentleman’s accessories from the collection of President Dwight D.

Pair of 14 Karat Gold and Multi-Colored Sapphire Earclips: The scrollwork designs set with 18 multi-colored sapphires weighing approximately carats. Via Sotheby’s.

Eisenhower chapel.  Ike and Mamie and one of their children is buried here.   Abilene KS  by Judy Clarke

Ike and Mamie and one of their children is buried here. Abilene KS by Judy Clarke

#DYK Dwight Eisenhower gave Mamie a miniature of his West Point class ring to seal a formal engagement on Valentine’s Day in 1916?

Dwight Eisenhower gave Mamie a miniature of his West Point class ring to seal a formal engagement on Valentine’s Day in

Mamie Eisenhower wore this rose-colored silk damask evening gown for a  1957 state dinner at the British Embassy. Nettie Rosenstein designed  the ensemble, which included a matching purse and shoes.

Mamie Eisenhower’s Evening Gown, 1957 Mamie Eisenhower wore this rose-colored silk damask evening gown for a 1957 state dinner at the British Embassy. Nettie Rosenstein designed the ensemble, which included a matching purse and shoes.

The gold medallion featured in the Eisenhower collection is inspired by the gold-rimmed china set First Lady Mamie Eisenhower purchased for the White House in 1955.

The gold medallion featured in the Eisenhower collection is inspired by the gold-rimmed china set First Lady Mamie Eisenhower purchased for the White House in

1953 - dress of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower

Mamie Eisenhower's Inaugural Gown, Mamie Eisenhower wore a pink peau de soie gown embroidered with more than rhinestones to the 1953 inaugural balls. The dress was designed by Nettie Rosenstein.