Franklin Mint Limited Edition, Sterling Silver First Annual Christmas Plate (BRINGING HOME THE TREE) Designed By Norman Rockwell. This first annual plate was issued in 1970 and comes with the original case and all the original paper work. The plate is tarnished and needs polishing and t is a musty smell. See the other Franklin Mint Sterling Silver Plates I have listed on ebay. I'm always available and encourage e-mail questions. BUYER to pay $9.00 for shipping (priority mail) and handling. Paypal or money orders accepted for immediate shipping. Personal checks must clear the bank before shipment, usually 7-12 days. If payment is not received within seven (7) days after the close of the auction, the seller than reserves the right to offer this item to the second highest bidder or relist it. GOOD LUCK WITH YOUR BIDDING.