Signed First Day Cover. Herman G. FISHER.

Signed First Day Cover.

In 1930 this businessman paired with Irving Price to co-found Fisher-Price Toys; he served as its president and chairman from its inception until 1969, making it the world's largest manufacturer of preschool toys. Item #29

Signed First Day Cover, 6½" X 3½", cancelled in Washington, DC on 5 November 1970 and with "First Day of Issue" boldly stamped. Single 6-cent "Christmas" stamp at upper right and small (circa 1970) 1½" X 3/4" newsprint Fisher-Price logo at upper left. Near the center, bold and large, Fisher signs in blue ballpoint. The 6-cent stamp depicts a toy wooden hobby horse -- wooden toys were part of Fisher-Price's early claim to fame, making this cover particularly relevant. Very uncommon autograph. Small portion of original transmittal envelope also present.

Price: $95.00

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