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Thank you for the encouragement Jacklyn. I guess I'll just have to start getting up earlier, lol.
Don't stop painting Kendal! You're all we have.You're handpainted covers are the best in the hobby today. I'll take one of every stamp you paint. Keep painting.
That's it Michael. Wow, the Trump Coffee Break 1-0f-1 variety! That's quiet a win.
Kendal, it is so great to have you back creating, painting and communicating with your collectors. What a blessing. Thanks!! I'm not sure what all the fuss is about with reference to button holes, eyes, and hair. If the "big problem" example correctly shows the error, then the flag stamp you used is wrong. It was not issued until 27 January 2017, seven (7) days after the inauguration. The stamp you show on the covers with completed cancels, is last years' flag stamp and is correctly used by date. Again, welcome back.
FRIDAY. APRIL 28. NOON
A BIG BLUNDER
Seriously. A really big blunder. With about 230 of the 250 Trump covers.
This is what the covers looked like as they were about to be sent off for cancelling, to receive the Presidential Inauguration station 4-bar. The capitol dome paper mask has been taped on, stamps affixed and ready to go. Right? Not so. It took Janice and I several hours to remedy the problem. We were very fortunate the problem was fixable. Otherwise the complete Trump issue would have been discarded. The good news is the issue will soon be returning to Bevil Studio, and shortly on it's way to Bevil collectors. Can you figure out my mistake? Be the first to EMAIL ME and accurately tell me, and you'll recveive the coveted Trump 1-of-1 Coffee Break Variety. Thanks for dropping in.
See the main lot and the varieties HERE.
FRIDAY. APRIL 28. 6:45PM
Michael Moticha figured out my blunder. We affixed flag stamps with a FDOI of January 27. The date on the Inauguration cancel is January 20. The USPS would not have cancelled them. Once I realized my mistake, Janice and I carefully and slowly peeled the stamps off every cover. Amazingly no covers were damaged in the process. The covers were all painted, so that could have been a great loss.
I did sneak one cover with the incorrect stamp into the lot, hoping it will get cancelled. We'll see. If so, it'll probably become the AFDCS auction variety.
SATURDAY. APRIL 29. 2:15PM
SO LONG ARNIE
The great Arnold Palmer. I'll be painting this issue in the next few weeks, along with giving some attention to a few Greetings From America issues. Collector response to the Trump Presidential Inauguration issue has been over-the-top.
Enjoy your weekend everyone.
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