My Husband graduated from VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY in 1961. You can not imagine HOW MUCH he LOVES that University ( he went on to obtain a Graduate Degree at another University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; but t was no other love but "VILLANOVA" for him).He was ecstatic to receive this Picture, although he knew about it beforehand, because "only Alumni and Parents of Present Students" were able to get the "Invitation" to order it. It was Limited to orders for a short period of time, never to be offered again. The "FRANKLIN MINT" was commissioned by the University to craft this Work of Art in precious Metal (STERLING SILVER) as a Commemorative piece. I will include the Initial "Invitation" He received , plus the Flyer included with a Photo of the Picture. You will also receive the "CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY" with the following information ; "OFFICIAL VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY SILVERSCENE" "This is to certify that the SilverScene originally accompanied by this certificate ia an original work of art in solid sterling silver portraying The Chapel. The SilverScene was produced in a limited edition by the Franklin Mint." It is dated JUN. 1 1977 Signed by "EDWARD J. RIDEOUT, Jr., Executive Vice President" It measures : 15-1/8 inches by 12-5/8 inches. (Framed Size.) The outside Frame has a few small knicks from travelling with us from move to move; but I believe they can be touched up, if you feel you must but are not really very apparent except for a small one at bottom left. The inside frame, matting and picture are in Mint condition. The tag on the back discusses how it was prepared so that the Silver WILL NOT Tarnish. Wonderful Gift for a new Graduate or an Alumni !!! *** FREE PARCEL POST SHIPPING to lower 48 (u.S.A.) only as your "Free Gift" !!!!!! BUYER MUST PAY SHIPPING INSURANCE to cover winning bid. *** Will ship outside U.S.A; please contact me for shipping fees before bidding. All shipments outside the U.S.A. are required to have an additional fee of $1.10 for a "CERTIFICATE OF MAILING" to be issued by the Post Office for "First Class Mail International" only. I feel that it may give a bit more security to an uninsured shipping method. International Buyers – Please Note: · Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. · Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding/buying. Since I have had a few more non-paying bidders lately, I must request that you have your payment in order so that you can pay for my items within the requested 5 days. After 5 days of Auction end and still NO PAYMENT, I must file an "UNPAID ITEM DISPUTE" so that I will not be charged by E-Bay for a "Final Value Fee". Thank you for your understanding! Thank you for viewing this item; please visit my other listings : /_W0QQsassZthefreebeeladyQQhtZ-1 My listing will be for 7 Days, Payment within 5 Days. SHIPPING INSURANCE REQUIRED ON ALL ITEMS OVER $50.00. All items listed have been kept in a pet-free, smoke-free, dry environment home (not in garage, attic, or basement). WILL COMBINE SHIPPING WHEN MORE THAN ONE ITEM IS PURCHASED FROM ME. Contact me or wait for my Invoice for exact fee for weight of package, method chosen and distance the item must travel. ALL Fees for shipping are exactly what it costs me to ship by "weight, distance and method chosen". I add NO handling charges for my time. I will definitely leave feedback after I have heard from my winning bidder either through 1. E-bay E-mail or 2. Feedback that you are pleased with your purchase. If t is any problem, PLEASE contact me before leaving negative feedback. I am not perfect; but I try to be thorough in my descriptions and pictures.. THANK YOU !!!!
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