Set of 6 American Bicentennial Collection Pewter Plates
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Sold Date: 11/06/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Toys, Dolls, Games & Puzzles
A Great Historical Find!Like New Condition with all original documentation! Valued at $79.95 in 1976 at time of purchase! Complete Set of 6 historic pewterware plates in a special collector's edition with Certificate of Registration of Special Edition Series signed by the President From the Williamsport Foundry of Canton Ohio Each plate bears the Foundry touchmarks impressed into its reverse side. The American Bicentennial Collection 1776-1976 A Stirring Treasury of American Revolution Art Masterpieces has been embodied in pewterware sculpture From pamphlet: "The original art in each exquisite masterwork inset plaque was selected from museum collections and prestigious galleries located throughout the United States... A magnificent Certificate of Authenticity, numbered and signed, documents the originality of each plate and attests to its value...A handsome booklet on the Collection tells events of the American Revolution and outlines the history of metal casting.... Commemorative plates such as these are each individual works of art. They make magnificent gifts-separately or as a set- certain to become cherished family heirlooms. They are looked upon as fine investments-investments that someday may exceed their nominal original cost and future value." Plates include: The Spirit of '76 Signing of the Declaration of Independence Washington Crossing the Delaware The Battle of Bunker Hill The Surrender of Cornwallis Betsy Ross ad the First Stars and Stripes 10 5/8 inch diameter 6 inch diameter design Hole in back ready for Hanging Lot includes also: Certificate of Registration American Bicentennial Collection 1776-1976 "A Treatise booklet" An 18x14 inch fold out with collection and pewterware information Sheet containing info on care and maintenance of the set A great historical find and investment! Please review pictures and e-mail any questions prior to bidding. Insurance is recommended Overseas buyers must pay via Pay Pal Please see my listings for other items. I happily combine and discount shipping for multiple purchases. Thank you for visiting/bidding. Be blessed!
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