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Salimbeni, 130 years of extraordinary daily history adventures : Gifts for Raissa Gorbatcheva and Nancy Reagan.

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00 Reagan e Gorbachev

In 1985 the first historic meeting between Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan took place in Geneva, a very important meeting defined

like the beginning of the end of the Cold War.

For the occasion, the two Premieres were accompanied by their wives, Raïssa Gorbatcheva and Nancy Reagan.

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Maria Pia Fanfani

Maria Pia Fanfani, Vice President of the International Red Cross, and wife of Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani, allegedly had a meeting with the two most powerful Premiere Women in the world of that time, for charity also in Geneva in those days.

She ordered Us 2 Sterling Silver evening bags, same model but different colors ,but first We made one, and that is:

One Sterling Silver Evening Bag for three premiere Dame.

Sterling silver Evening bag fired enamel with stripes on guilloche Salimbeni 5

For Nancy Reagan, more modern, a bag exactly like this was created while for Raissa Gorbatcheva, sweeter, shades of blue and purple were chosen.

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