1959 Cover Saturday Evening Post Missing Silverware Garbage Couple Hughes SEP5


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1959 color cover for the October issue of The Saturday Evening Post, featuring an image by George Hughes of a dedicated husband searching through the garbage to find his wife's sterling silver fork that was accidentally thrown out after dinner.


This 52+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light creasing. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is a mailing sticker in the bottom right corner of this cover.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.5 inches; 27 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Hughes, George. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Lovers, Romance, Romantic, Manly, Mr. Fix It, Treasure Hunt, Wedding Gifts, Flashlight, Cat, Screen Door, Scrounging, American Family, Loyalty, Dedication

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