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Signed First Day Cover

WIART, Jean (?-?)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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This French master iron artisan headed the team of Frenchmen imported to the United States in 1984 to restore the aging Statue of Liberty for its 1986 rededication. Signed First Day Cover, 6" X 3", cancelled at Liberty Island, New York on July 4, 1986 and with "First Day of Issue" stamped. Near fine. Two 22-cent "Liberty 1886-1986" stamps at right. Second special cancellation, at lower left, accomplished in France reading: "Liberte 1886-1986 Paris" at the left, near the "sweet spot," Wiart signs boldly in blue fineline. Accompanied by Wiart's business card (LMC Corp.), listing him as vice president, 3" X 2"; on the verso, he boldly pens, "Avec mon / bon souvenir / Jean Wiart" in blue fineline. Original transmittal envelope also present. Bookseller Inventory # 23501

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Title: Signed First Day Cover

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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