Chapter to Publish Catalog of Dave Bennett Covers
Michael Litvak, President of the
Claude C. Ries Chapter #48 of the American First Day Cover
Society, announced today that the chapter will publish its first
book for release at Americover, the 57th annual AFDCS
convention, to be held this year in Irvine, Calif., August 10-12.
Dave Bennett’s Ries Chapter Event Covers will feature
the whimsical fun of the covers produced for Ries Chapter events
by professional cartoonist and one of today’s most popular
cachetmakers, Dave Bennett.
Included in this 128-page, full-color book will be images of
the many amusing covers that Bennett has made for over 20 years as
souvenirs for Ries Chapter members for their annual Taco Fest,
Summer BBQ and Yule Tuber parties.
Also included in the catalog are covers for special Ries
Chapter events, as well as an appendix of Bennett artwork done to
publicize the events. In addition to the cover images, detailed
information is provided about Bennett’s artistic concepts and
uniquely creative production methods that will delight and educate
all who appreciate the challenges involved in making beautiful
All of these covers were made in limited quantities. Thus,
this will be a unique opportunity to see and enjoy these special
covers in one publication.
The catalog is offered with two styles of bindings, either a
spiral binding or a perfect binding. The spiral binding can
accommodate future planned supplements.
The price is $29.95, which includes sales tax, packing and
shipping to any continental U.S. address. A special
pre-publication price of $24.95 will apply to all orders for which
payment is made prior to July 15. Please specify the preferred
binding and mail a check or money order, payable to “Ries
Chapter”, to Kathy Clements, 3976 Olmsted Ave., Los Angeles, CA
90008-2626. Quantity discounts for orders of 10 or more are
available by contacting Clements at