Antique Beautiful Original 1896 W. Atlee Burpee & Co Seed Catalog or Supplemental Flyer, Sweat Peas. Front Cover Page Only.
Antique Beautiful Original 1896 W. Atlee Burpee & Co Seed Catalog Cover Page Only. 5.25 x 8.25 Inches (133.35 x 209.55mm) Select Sweat Peas Front Cover - No catalog pages. **Note: I assume this was part of a catalog but could have very well may have been a 1896 supplement or single sheet flyer/advertisement. This is the Original Cover and not a reprint or reproduction. Has reverse interior information and seed offers. Cover was taken from the catalog apparently and found stored-collected in an old collection photo album sleeves. Intact appears cleanly and evenly detached from the full catalog . Interior page has some browning or foxing, front page has no obvious discoloration or wear on the graphics or background color. Some of the white dots on the right bottom corner I am not sure is imperfection of the original printing or lithograph process. Picture against a darker background board, color is a cream white. Color is amazingly vibrant and clear.
No noticable damage, no tears, crease or stains. Will note that slight buckle is from being stored rolled and does lay flat and will frame nicely. Paper is intact and firm but has age wear but still should be handled with some care and caution. Front Identifiers: Top "Lottie Eckford...Copyrighted" Bottom " 6 New Sweet Peas....Painted from nature for W. Atlee Burpee & Co....See Other Side For Special Offer". Interior Title: "Thirty=two Thousand Pounds of Select Peas for 1896"....Bottom: " W.Atlee Burpee & Co., Philadelphia Pa." **See Pictures
Note: Spring is here or soon to be let us hope! Listing this and one other, had two other antique seed covers listed prior and decided to list this now, especially since I am getting that spring planting fever. This of course is highly collectible and often rare Burpee catalog cover. Burpee Seed Companies long horticulture impact and history plus the beautiful art work of it's catalogs. Wonderful for the collector, historical, or for the avid gardener!
May list other garden antique catalog covers so check back. These are historical and works of art, ready for suitable display framing.
Will be shipped in padded mailer, securely wrapped between interior paper boards. Ask any Questions and Enjoy!
Happy to ship Internationally however have a preferred list of countries that I have and experience shipping to which includes Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Australia, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina... If your country is not listed for this item, please contact me before purchasing to see if it is possible to ship.
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Ship estimate within 3 business days upon receipt of payment. Shipping normally 1st Class Mail or Parcel Post with Confirmation Number unless otherwise noted in the listing. Will be happy to combine shipping whenever possible. Contact me for the combined shipping total before checking out.
Shipping to domestic US primarily - although with possibility of select overseas ( see overseas shipping notes below also not all items can or will be shipped overseas--usually the smaller less weight the item the more likely it can be reasonably shipped). Contact me prior to bidding to see if overseas shipping is possible, if not listed.
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Partial list of the countries I am comfortable shipping to, please contact me prior to purchase for any international ship cost if not listed : Canada. UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Australia, Japan.
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For Domestic orders the time limit for refund/returns is 21 days. This is to avoid return request months after a purchase. Also the optimal time to complete a refund is within 30 days. This is partly due to the etsy time limit in offering the most simplists way of direct purchase refunding within the sold listing. It can get more complicated and requires more time and effort once the 30 days has expired. In addition why this is important is I as the seller still have incurred listing and selling fees once the 30 days lapses which normally is not reversible after the 30 days, or at least much more complicated to do so.
Please keep the 21 day time refund limit in mind when purchasing. Return shipping cost paid by buyer. A partial refund may be possible depending on damage or for any unusual reason for returning. For International buyers--please buy with extra caution and care. International refund/returns is strongly discouraged without very obvious or unusual situations.
International orders: Returns are much more limited for International orders- I strongly suggest to be certain about the item you want before buying. If unavoidable and necessary contact me within days not weeks after receiving. No returns/refund after 7 days of obtaining. International returns can be complicated by time and higher costs, All return shipping cost is the buyers responsibility and not part of any refund or credit. Refunds will not be given till the item is received back and in original sold condition.