Rhode Island Tercentenary Issue
First Day Cover
300th Anniversary of the Settlement of Rhode Island
Issued on May 4, 1936 in Providence, RI - Scott #777
Risco Art Service - Multicolor
Airbrushed Planty # 777-27
1 of a Set of 4
Risco Art Service produced what for that
time period, (1930s) were state of the art covers using an
airbrush technique that created a beautiful cachet. Due to their
limited production and the small quantities produced; these
covers are highly sought by first day cover collectors and bring
a premium price on the market.
This collection was able to acquire 3 of the 4 Covers produced
by Risco Art Service, however the 2nd of the 4 covers produced
by Risco remained elusive. That Cover is similar to the cover
above with the addition of the Roger Williams statue in the
foreground and is Planty
The foreground statue is also a feature on Risco Art Services'
cachet of the Statehouse Dome Planty #777-27b.
Risco Art Service Dome and Statue
Cachet Planty #777-27b
Risco Art Service Rhode Island
Lighthouse Cachet - Planty #28