National Geographic : 1976 Mar
George Washington American Bicentennial Bell A LIMITED EDITION * One in a series of porcelain bells to commemorate, in vivid color, important people and historic events in the birth of America. * Beautiful porcelain heirlooms of our nation's proud Bicenten nial celebration. * The George Washington Bell will be issued in a limited edition only for orders postmarked by March 31, 1976. * Each bell will be hallmarked and registered by the Danbury Mint. * Priced at only $25.00. The achievements of "The Father of Our Country", George Washington, are legend. The greatest of all patriots, he guided a young and proud nation on a course of freedom. From his courageous winter at Valley Forge, to his daring crossing of the Delaware, to his leadership as the first President, Washington truly was "First in war, first in peace and first in the hearts of his countrymen..." Now, as the world celebrates 200 years of American freedom, we rededicate ourselves to this ideal by recalling the proud deeds of this great American patriot. To commemorate his everlasting contributions, the Danbury Mint will issue a limited edition Bicentennial Bell. Height of Actual Bell- 6" The front of this historic bell bears a full r------------------------ color portrait of George Washington. The re- / Must be verse depicts his famous home, Mount Vernon. The Danbury Mint ust This beautiful porcelain heirloom will be I 10 Glendinning Place postmarked by available only briefly in a limited edition Westport, Conn. 06880 March 31, 1976 which closes forever on March 31, 1976. After Please enter my order for George Washington" Bi that date, this Bicentennial Bell will be avail- centennial Bell(s). My check or money order is enclosed at the able only from original owners willing to part rate of $25.00, plus $1.25 shipping and handling) per bell.* with it, and only at their asking price, what- Please notify me as additional Bicentennial Bells are issued in ever that might be. Ithe future, so that I may decide whether to purchase them. Experience suggests that few of these bells Name will ever reach the open market. Most will be kept as prized reminders of our Nation's Bi- Address centennial, and proudly passed on to future City State Zip generations of Americans. I *Connecticut residents add $1.84 per bell to cover sales tax. Make check or money order payable to DANBURY MINT. * ESTIMATED DELIVERY - 4 to 6 WEEKS. D1I ____ ______ ______ ______ _a- - -- -*- - - *-.------- ---- J The Danbury Mint, a division of MBI, Inc., creates and markets commemoratives. All such commemoratives are produced for the Danbury Mint by others. The Danbury Mint is not affiliated with the U.S . Mint or any other U.S . Government Agency.