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Description

Description: Eric Johnston boldly signed this First Day Cover inaugurating Israel’s Yarkon-Negev Pipeline, an enormous irrigation project. Two Israeli stamps are tied with a July 19, 1955 cancellation from Rosh Ha’ayin, the source of the Yarkon River.

Eric Johnston (1896-1963) was president of the Motion Picture Association of America and served three U.S. Presidents in various posts, including the presidency of the Chamber of Commerce of the U.S.

4″ x 6″. Comes with other ephemera, including TLS from his secretary, a small portrait photo, and his New York Times obituary. Item #A01266

Condition: Lightly toned, otherwise very good.