Bradford Exchange Plates.
American Legend. 2007
The Bradford Exchange issued two series of plates to celebrate John Wayne's 100th Anniversary. All plates are issued with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Some of these may still be available. Do an Internet search for Bradford Exchange in your own country.
John Wayne: American Icon Collection.
There are 3 plates in this set and all are 16.5cm in diameter. Unlike other plates that are bowl shaped, these are flat. A replica rifle is issued as well to hang the plates on. All are Limited Editions with a Certificate of Authenticity. First issued 2006. Click plate to enlarge.
John Wayne: Hero For A Century Series.
A series of plates to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1907. In the UK only 4 plates were initially issued, but 12 have been issued in North America. All are Limited Editions with a Certificate of Authenticity.
First issued 2007
John Wayne: Hero For A Century Series - Proof Plates.
These are pre-production proofs. The final issues may be different from these.
Plate 1 - Hero For A Century.
This plate is unique because after the 'John Wayne' signature it has ® and as you will see from the picture this was replaced in the production plates by ™.
Plate 3 - The Man and The Legend.
Plate 4 - Tall In The Saddle.
This differs from the production plate where the sky and the mountains had changed in the final.
Plate 5 - Master Of The West.
Plate 6 - Round ‘Em Up.
Plate 7 - Frontier Horizon.
Plate 8 - America’s Cowboy.