JFK Speedboat Sells for $75,000

FILE- In this undated file photo provided by Guernsey’s, John F. Kennedy is at the wheel of his speedboat, Restofus. (Guernsey’s via AP)

NEW YORK – A mahogany speedboat that belonged to President John F. Kennedy has sold for $75,000 at an auction in New York City.

The boat, Restofus, was used by JFK in Hyannis Port.The sale Saturday at Guernsey’s included a wide array of Camelot offerings.

The core of the sale comes from the collections of Lt. Henry Hirschy, who worked at the White House; Jacqueline Kennedy’s personal secretary, Mary Gallagher; and CIA operative Francis Gary Powers.

A flight suit that belonged to Powers sold for $2,750. Powers was a CIA pilot who was arrested after his spy plane was shot down over Soviet airspace in 1960.

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