SecState Gifts from Saudi Arabia 2015

Dave Maass filed this request with the General Services Administration of the United States of America.
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GSA-2016-000434

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From: Dave Maass

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

1) Standard Form 120, Report of Excess Personal Property, and all attachments, including but not limited to appraisals, for each of the following foreign gifts.
2) Agency files for each of the following foreign gifts, including but not limited to disposition and sale.

Foreign gifts (Date refers to date received by person)
Secretary of State John Kerry
Palm tree statue encrusted with various gemstones. Rolex men's Yacht Master II watch. Rec'd—1/5/2014.
Blue glass worry beads with diamonds and a gold tassel in a blue presentation box. Rec'd—1/9/2014.
Rolex Oyster Perpetual men's silver watch with black face. Rec'd—3/28/2014.
Large gold and silver desert scene with palm trees and a camel caravan. Rec'd—6/27/2014.
Gold Cartier men's watch with white face and black Roman numerals. Rec'd—9/11/2014.
Silver and gold-plated statue depicting a falcon sitting on a gloved hand. Rec'd—12/23/2014.

Teresa Heinz
Emerald and diamond jewelry set containing a ring, earrings, bracelet, and necklace. Rec'd—1/5/2014.
Pearl worry beads with diamonds and a tassel in a pink presentation box. Rec'd—1/9/2014
Sapphire and diamond 18k white gold jewelry set containing earrings and a ring. Rec'd—6/27/2014.
Bvlgari ladies' watch with a black satin band and a mother of pearl face. Rec'd—9/11/2014.

Jonathan Finer
Bvlgari men's watch. Rec'd—1/5/2014. Est. Value—$19,440.00.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Dave Maass

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

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* Tracking Number: GSA-2016-000434
* Requester Name: Dave Maass
* Date Submitted: 02/11/2016
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description: This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records: 1) Standard Form 120, Report of Excess Personal Property, and all attachments, including but not limited to appraisals, for each of the following foreign gifts. 2) Agency files for each of the following foreign gifts, including but not limited to disposition and sale. Foreign gifts (Date refers to date received by person) Secretary of State John Kerry Palm tree statue encrusted with various gemstones. Rolex men's Yacht Master II watch. Rec'd—1/5/2014. Blue glass worry beads with diamonds and a gold tassel in a blue presentation box. Rec'd—1/9/2014. Rolex Oyster Perpetual men's silver watch with black face. Rec'd—3/28/2014. Large gold and silver desert scene with palm trees and a camel caravan. Rec'd—6/27/2014. Gold Cartier men's watch with white face and black Roman numerals. Rec'd—9/11/2014. Silver and gold-plated statue depicting a falcon sitting on a gloved hand. Rec'd—12/23/2014. Teresa Heinz Emerald and diamond jewelry set containing a ring, earrings, bracelet, and necklace. Rec'd—1/5/2014. Pearl worry beads with diamonds and a tassel in a pink presentation box. Rec'd—1/9/2014 Sapphire and diamond 18k white gold jewelry set containing earrings and a ring. Rec'd—6/27/2014. Bvlgari ladies' watch with a black satin band and a mother of pearl face. Rec'd—9/11/2014. Jonathan Finer Bvlgari men's watch. Rec'd—1/5/2014. Est. Value—$19,440.00. The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not. ***SEE ATTACHMENT FOR FULL DETAILS***

From: gsa.foia@gsa.gov

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