First collector plate ever authorized by the ^ Smithsonian! /^ -<m m- TIE C» OF TRUE 6 c^T numberedlimited-edition collector plate portrayingnostalgu: Americana. The early 1900's were "the golden age of seed catalogs." Everyone looked forward to their arrival in the mail because they were the first harbingers of spring.. .bursting with beauty and glorious color. Written in an entertaining, folksy style, seed catalogs were full of helpful advice and amusing anecdotes. Gardeners and Victorian matrons alike feasted their winter-weary eyes on stunning, full-color lithographs depicting luscious fruits and mouth-watering vegetables...just ripe for the picking! Nostalgic seed catalogs are cherished today as outstanding examples of popular American art. This superb example was discovered in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Now, this colorful slice of Americana has been preserved on a porcelain collector plate available exclusively from the Danbury Mint. A limited edition. "Pick of the Crop" will be limited to an edition sixe of 75 firing days. Each hand-numbered plate will be trimmed with a band of 23kt gold and conies complete with a Certificate of Authenticity. The price is just $29.90. No obligation—no risk. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you're not absolutely delighted with "Pick of the Crop" simply return your plate within 30 days for replacement or refund. Act now to bring this nostalgic piece of Americana into your home. Mail your reservation today! 47 Richards Avenue • Norwalk, CT 06857 -imlth»onl«nlnttitutionUbr»ri« e 1995 SmNhioniin Institution " ~RepIy~by June 30,*1995*.""VIP1L U 2 f The Danbury Mint Limit: two plates 47 Richards Ave., P.O. Box 4900 Norwalk, CT 06857 p<- tr collector. ( 1 or 2) "Pick of the Crop" plate(s) at $29.90 Please reserve each (plus S2.95 shipping and handling— total S32.85"). Check D My check or money order is enclosed. One: D Charge my credit card upon shipment: D VISA D MastL-rCard D Discover D Am. Ex. Credit Card No. Signature: Uxp. Date Name: Address:. Please Print Clearly City: .Zip:. Name lo print on Certificated) of Authenticity (if different from alxive). MHV appliciitilr sales UL\ trill I*' hillt-d u-ith sbijirnt'tti. AtlutfN hi U iii-cla far shipment.
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