National Geographic : 1985 Jul
Now you have the opportunity to acquire ... THE STATUE OF LIBERTY PEWTER SCULPTURE Fully clad in copper from the actual Statue of Liberty The Danbury Mint is proud to offer a magnificent pew ter sculpture of the Statue of Liberty, entirely clad in copper from the actual Statue in New York harbor! Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the world's most famous symbol of freedom and liberty In 1886, President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France honoring our democratic traditions. Today, the Statue of Liberty is being restored. In 1986, her centennial, she will be rededicated. The Danbury Mint is offer ing this beautiful sculpture in honor of this historic occasion. Clad in copper from the Statue of Liberty As the Statue of Liberty is refurbished, some of the copper must be removed. This has been made available to the Danbury Mint, and is being incorporated into each sculpture. Each will be fully clad in copper which until very recently was part of the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor! Moreover, the copper will be finished to replicate the weathered green patina of the venerable Lady. Handcrafted with precision in American pewter Each sculpture is meticulously crafted from rich American pewter, unsurpassed in its dignity. No other metal could have imparted to this sculpture the same noble bearing and stateliness. Your purchase contributes to the Statue of Liberty's restoration A percentage of the sculpture's purchase price will be con tributed to the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. Consequently, your purchase contributes to the Statue of Lib erty's restoration. Accompanying your sculpture will be a Cer tificate of Authentic Materials, signed by Lee A. Iacocca, the Foundation's chairman. A unique heirloom The original issue price of The Statue of Liberty Pewter Sculp ture - complete with hardwood pedestal - is $150. This is an exceptional value when you con sider that its authentic copper will make it irreplaceable in the years to come. You will always be remembered for bringing this magnificent heir loom into your family. Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity, send in your reservation today! SDM Shown much smaller than actual size of 9'h" in height. ------ RESERVATION APPLICATION------- THE STATUE The Danbury Mint OF LIBERTY U35 47 Richards Avenue PEWTER SCULPTURE P.O. Box 5245 Please return by Norwalk, Conn. 06857 September 30, 1985. Please accept my reservation for The Statue ofLiberty Pewter Sculpture, a pewter sculpture of the Statue of Liberty, clad in copper from the actual Statue. The sculpture comes with a hard wood pedestal at no extra charge. I need send no money now. I will pay for the sculpture in four convenient monthly installments of $37.50 each, the first being billed before shipment of my sculpture. If I am not satisfied, I may return my sculpture within thirty days for a replacement or refund. Name Address City/State Zip O Check here if you want each installment charged to your: O VISA O MasterCard Credit Card No. Expiration Date Signature Allow eight to twelve weeks after paymentfor shipment.