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I have a certification of Joseph F. Finnegan as being

Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director...
I have a certification of Joseph F. Finnegan as being Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director sign by President Eisenhower and Secretary of State Dulles
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
There is great interest in Eisenhower in this area, Stevenson his Democratic challenger came from this area and lived less that 20 miles away. Democratic challenger in the Presidential campaigns for two attempts in the 1950s.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
There is a presidential seal on the certificate.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Does the certification by PSA DNA increase the value of the certificate?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
PSA indicated that they get very little authorization on the Eisenhower signature. It is very rare for them to do it.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Does having Dulles as a secondary signature increase the Value?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Someone spent much money on the frame it was done in 1995.
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Thanks for the question! So, there are two values here for your historical document. As a document by itself signed by Eisenhower as president and Dulles, comparables have sold at the $250 to $350 level at auction (see: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/6744188_619-dwight-eisenhower-dulles-signed-document) and as a display item in its nice frame, $350 to $500 would be a fair market value and for insurance (retail replacement value) $600 to $900 would be appropriate.

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Thank you for the request,.

The Framed Certification of Joseph F. Finnegan as being Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director signed by President Eisenhower and Co Signed by Secretary of State Dulles with Presidential Seal, has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $2***-**-****.00. If you would like to see other items of Eisenhower, you can see them here: http://www.historyforsale.com/signer-memorabilia/president-dwight-d-eisenhower/41880
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I had PSA DNA verify that the autographs are true. Their letter indicates the the signature of Dulles and Eisenhower are right. Does that increase the value of the certificate? I have the letter taped on the back of the frame of the certificate.

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The value given is that of one that the autographs are authentic.

Glenda

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