SIGNED JOHN UPDIKE First Day Cover (FDC), Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1908-2008 100th Anniversary Commemorative [No. 6 of 20]

By: Updike, John

Price: $150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: New


Commemorative USPS first-day cover (FDC) commemorating 100th anniversary (centennial) of the Borough of Shillington, 1908-2008. Envelope shows color borough seal printed at left, with (2) different hand cancels (one of the borough seal, the other of the 100th anniversary station dated 16 Aug. 2008), over 39-cent Grenville Clark and 3-cent Joseph Pulitzer stamps. In original USPS glassine envelope. Signed by John Updike in lower right-hand corner. Among the final items that he signed, approx. five months prior to his death on 27 Jan. 2009. As stated on rear of envelope: "This limited edition cachet is one of only 20 personally autographed by Shillington native and American author, John Updike." Numbered 6/20. Extremely scarce. Consiged by a Shillington resident who obtained it personally on first day of issue.

Title: SIGNED JOHN UPDIKE First Day Cover (FDC), Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, 1908-2008 100th Anniversary Commemorative [No. 6 of 20]

Author Name: Updike, John

Categories: Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Shillington, Berks County, PA, United States Postal Service/Borough of Shillington: 2008

Binding: Unbound

Book Condition: New

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall

Seller ID: 019549