National Geographic : 1977 Apr
Now, in 1977, Bing & Grondahl, in cooperation with the Danbury Mint is is suing another first edition - The Currier & Ives Plate Collection. These plates are the only plates of their kind in the entire world. A Strictly Limited Edition at a Guaranteed Price To enhance its heirloom value the Cur rier & Ives Plate Collection will be issued as a strictly limited edition. It is available only by advance reservation and only un- til April 30, 1977. The original issue price of $38.00 per plate is guaranteed to each subscriber throughout the series. Guaranteed Satisfaction Convenient Acquisition Plan Each plate in this collection will be crafted with the most demanding atten tion to every detail - perfection of por celain, precision of register, fidelity of color to match the original Currier & Ives scene, and 2 bands of 24 kt. gold hand applied to each plate. Should you receive any plate that fails to meet your own standard of excellence you can return it for a replacement or a refund. To subscribe to this important collec tion, simply complete the reservation application below and mail it. NG PREFERRED RESERVATION APPLICATION The Danbury Mint 10 Glendinning Place Westport, Conn. 06880 All orders must be postmarked by April 30, 1977 Actual size of plate 8" in diameter Please accept my reservation to The Currier & Ives Plate Collection. I understand there will be 12 porcelain plates in this limited edition series and that the plates will be issued one every two months at the guar anteed price of $38.00 per plate (plus $1.25 for shipping and handling costs). I need send no money now. I will be billed for the first plate 30 days prior to shipment and invoiced for each subsequent plate as the individual plate is issued. I may cancel this subscription at any time and any plate may be returned for a full refund if upon receipt I am not completely satisfied. Name Address City State _ Zip Signature.