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Date Listed 01-Nov-16
Address Brighton, ON K0K1H0
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For Sale By Owner
More Info Vintage, Antiques

1960's John F Kennedy (JFK) & Pope John XXIII & Volto Santo Di Manoppello photo (known as the "Holy Face"

This is made by Marie Luise Seltmann Weiden East Bavaria

A beautifully decorated plate with pictures of Pope Pius XXIII, John Kennedy, and Volto Santo Di Manoppello. On the top of the plate, Pregate Per La Pace Nel Mondo...this means "Pray For World Peace" ...There is a wide heavy gold border

I'm somewhat baffled by this plate. 'Pregate per la Pace del Mondo' apparently means 'Pray for World Peace'. But who should you be praying to? The Pope, JFK or the image "Volto Santo Di Manoppello

I've done a little interweb checking and there are a few variations of this plate about, with the Pope and the Kennedys. But why? I can only guess that, for American Catholics (USA) in the 1960s, the Kennedys were second only to the Pope as heroes/role models
As God's representatives on Earth and so they deserved equal souvenir plate space...a Nice RARE collectible Plate...NO CHIPS...NO CRAZING...NO SCRATCHES

Pope John XXIII died in June 1963, so was this produced when they were all still alive? To further confuse things, although the words are in Italian, the plate was made in Bavaria.

We are retired & live in Brighton...we will be listing lots of Books, Antiques, Collectibles, etc & etc...we are a smoke & pet free home
Please check out all the unique items we will be listing...all at the best prices you will find anywhere...make an offer on any items..

use the (View Poster's other Ads)... LINK (on the right side of the listing)(then you can view all our unique items)...we are not a store...we do this to keep busy in our Retirement.

we will be accepting E-TRANSFERS for any items that have to be mailed...PHONE 613-475-4514 or e-mail....thanks for looking
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