Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 27, 1976 · Page 119
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June 27, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 119

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Sunday, June 27, 1976
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r f Announcinq the Official First Day ( o v e r of the Bicentennial Day. ' . · · - Bicentennial;of The Day of Freedom July A' 76 : JULY4.1776 : 4 I97S -eTS-« -V.^"" 7*»i-i;". : · · nn.',L FIRST DAY':oY[-T- FIRST DAY 0\ ISSUE Shown reduced. Actual Size: Official Cachet. Masterfully engraved by noted artist Richard Giegling, and imprinted by the intaglio process used for currency. I, n seven days thousands of Americans, led by the Presi- d e n t , w i l l g a t h e r - a t Philadelphia to rededicate themselves to the abiding principles of the Declaration of Independence. It will be July 4th, precisely 200 years since fhe Founding Fathers gave us the legacy of Freedom. As part of the impressive ceremonies that day, they will inaugurate Official First Day Covers . . . the /irsf-editions-^. . of our Nation's Official Bicentennial stamps. Stamps recapturing the moment America was born . . . the Declaration of Independence. Appropriately, the Philadelphia 76 Commission will issue the Official First Day Cover of these inspiring stamps. Each officially- certified by the historic, one-day-only, First Day of Issue postmark available only on July 4, 1976, and only at Philadelphia. Until July 4, you may reserve this Official First Day Cover for yourself and for your family. This is an important opportunity. Because of this issue's historic and patriotic value. And, because the stamps will nof be available elsewhere until a//er July 4. Thus, only the//rst edition will be postmarked on the exact Bicentennial Day. A handsome presentation album housing the engraved signatures of the 56 Signers of our noble Declaration.will be included without additional charge to protect each Official-First Day Cover (Limit: Five) you order. Postmark your order not later than July 4, 1976, and mail it directly to the world-renowned Fleetwood Company, 1 Unicover Center, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82008, which has been appointed by the Philadelphia '76 Commission to produce the Official First Day Cover and to process and fulfill all orders. You, your children, and their children will forever be inspired by this historic commemorative. Reserve it today. Official First Day of Issue Postmark. Certifying the first edition of our Nation's Bicentennial stamps. Only available July 4, 1976. Official Bicentennial Stamps. To be first issued on July 4, 1976, only at the city where America's Freedom was proclaimed. OFFICIAL ORDER FORM THE OFFICIAL FIRST DAY COVER OF July 4 76 Order Deadline: July 4, 1976. O//icia/ Issue Price: $5 each. BP Fleetwood Cheyenne, Wyoming 82008 Please accept my order for (Limit: 5) of the Official First Day Cover to be issued at Philadelphia on the exact Bicentennial of America's Day of Freedom. I will allow eight weeks after the issue date for shipment. D I enclose __ ($5 each) in full payment. D Charge my order to my credit card account: D BankAmericard D MasterCharge D American Express Card Number Signature All orders ^ub^tl to Name PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY Address City . State Z i p . Esiabi;*h(?d 1929, Flwtwood is Anwrica'* foremoM purveyor of p first editions Not -il/ilialed wiih .mi, gov?rnrnenl.il -lyvnc 1 /

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