This first day cover for the stamp honoring American primitive artist Grandma Moses is inscribed and autographed in bold blue ink by her fellow American artist Norman Rockwell: Dear Bill Light, Grandma Moses was a good friend of mine. Sincerely, Norman Rockwell Moses and Rockwell lived near each other on either side of the New York/Vermont state line for a number of years, and were indeed friends.
Rockwell featured Moses among his family and other close friends in his 1948 painting Christmas Homecoming. The stamp's issue date was designed to coincide with the start of Senior Citizens Month that year. This first day cover measures 3.75" x 6.5" and has the "first day of issue" cancellation in black.
Covers he created over the span of several decades. Condition : The flap is sealed at the center, otherwise very good condition. A note about packing: Check our feedback. We take pride in our excellent packing. We double-box all fragile items to insure their safe journey through the postal system.We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item "Norman Rockwell Signed First Day Cover 1969 Grandma Moses was a good friend of" is in sale since Monday, March 27, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs". The seller is "dholz" and is located in Cohoes, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.