This auction is for the a limited edition plate issued by the Boehm Porcelain Studios on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the United States of America. The backstamp of the plate reads as follows: " 'Young Amierica 1776' Symbol of the Republic of the United States of America - Looking forward to the Nation's Third Century of Independence and Freedom and to World Peace - Limited issue - Bone porcelain - Intaglio border filled with pure gold - Adopted from the porcelain sculpture by Edward Marshall Boehm artists and craftsmen - 1973". The quality of this fine china collector plates is unsurpassed. The Boehm Studios, known for its fine porcelain sculptures of birds, flowers, and animals, produced a few collector plates and plate series during the 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's. This particular plate was produced in 1973. The vast majority of these plates are in private collections, and are very rarely available on the secondary market. The plate measures approximately 13" in diameter, is in MINT condition, and comes in its original white leattte, blue satin lined, presentation box. Although t were no Certificates of Authenticity that accompanied these plates, t was an informational brochure produced pertaining to this plate. The informational brochure is present. No te: The lucite easel that the plate is sitting on in the picture is NOT included in this auction. Don't miss the opportunity to complete or start your collection of these beautiful plates. Please see my other auctions for other plates from this series as well as other collector plates produced by the Boehm Studios as well as Haviland and other French porcelain studios from the Limoges, France area. I will gladly combine items to reduce the shipping and handling. The only reason that this collection is being liquidated is due to failing health. Any white spots appearing in the picture(s) in the listing for this item is glare from lighting used to produce the picture(s) and NOT any damage on the item itself. If you desire additional pictures, please contact me. The winning bidder is expected to complete the eBay checkout process within three days of the close of this auction. Payments MUST be received within seven days of the close of this auction unless other arrangements have been made. Although PayPal is preferred, I also accept cashier's checks and money orders. I apologize, but I cannot accept personal checks.
Due to the size and weight of this plate, the shipping, handling, and insurance for this auction will be $20.00. The plate will be shipped via USPS Priority Mail. Once payment has been received for an item, the item or items will be shipped within three business days.
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