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New York Times Case Cover for Kindle Fire, Liberty Face (does not fit Kindle Fire HD)

4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

Color: Liberty Face
  • Certified "Made for Kindle" accessory (Kindle Fire)
  • Stylish cover features an exclusive image from the New York Times photo archives.
  • Sturdy construction is lightweight but provides protection for your device.
  • Soft, microfiber interior with full pocket for holding receipts or travel documents
  • Features patent-pending corner elastics to provide a snug fit without impairing functionality.
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(Does not fit Kindle Fire HD 7" or Kindle Fire HD 8.9") This product is designed to fit a Kindle Fire.


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New York Times Case Cover for Kindle Fire, Liberty Face (does not fit Kindle Fire HD) + Amazon Kindle 9W PowerFast Adapter for Accelerated Charging
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Product Details

Color: Liberty Face
  • Product Dimensions: 5.7 x 0.7 x 8.1 inches ; 3.2 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B005I6EUHA
  • Item model number: VR009-905-23
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: September 22, 2011

Product Description

Color: Liberty Face

From the Manufacturer

Product Description

From the Manufacturer

Verso - E-reader and Tablet Essentials
LightWedge

The New York Times Liberty Face
Verso Liberty Face E-Reader Cover for Kindle Fire
By LightWedge

The epitome of stone-faced stoic, Lady Liberty is still the looker after all these years. With a broken chain at her feet and the date of the Declaration of Independence inscribed in Roman numerals on her tablet, the icon of freedom has never been a more relevant reminder of what unites a land of such vastly diverse traditions.

“The surfaces should be broad and simple, defined by a bold and clear design, accentuated in the important places,” wrote Frédéric Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, of his masterpiece. “…The model, like the design, should have a summarized character, such as one would give to a rapid sketch. Only it is necessary that this character should be the product of volition and study, and that the artist, concentrating his knowledge, should find the form and the line in its greatest simplicity.”

Indeed, liberty is a beautiful thing.

We gush equally poetic about the construction of the Liberty Face e-reader. Featuring an exclusive image of Lady Liberty from The New York Times photo archive, it has a durable Italian synthetic cover and an interior lined with advanced microfiber that provides maximum softness where it touches your e-reader. The silicone-enhanced corner elastic straps hold your device firmly in place and are guaranteed to maintain their tight grip for the lifetime of your device. The interior pocket keeps important documents or receipts while traveling.


The New York Times Liberty Face
  • Fits your lifestyle
  • Patented strap system
  • Slim and lightweight
  • Detail of texture
  • Easily folds back

The Liberty Face E-Reader Cover is part of the Verso New York Times Collection

Global travel is like the ultimate "choose-your-own-journey" novel, and the wide-eyed lust for adventure that drives the protagonist in those books—and hopefully you on your next vacation—is the inspiration for this unique collection. These covers feature exotic materials and designs that evoke dreams of faraway places. Rich textures give a distinctive feel in the hand, and the custom details are visually stunning. Quite a line-up of attractive traveling companions!


About LightWedge

Starting with the LightWedge Original booklight in 2002, Boston-based LightWedge has kept its focus on the development of innovative and style-driven reading accessories. With its Verso line of e-reader and tablet accessories, LightWedge brings more than a decade of accessories experience to a whole new stage.

Other Verso Collections
  • Artist Series Collection E-Reader Covers
  • Global Collection E-Reader Covers
  • Prologue Collection E-Reader Covers
  • E-Reader Lights

Verso - Device Compatibility
Kindle Fire / Kindle Keyboard
Kindle Fire / Kindle Keyboard

Kindle / Kindle Touch
Kindle / Kindle Touch

Verso - Light it up!

Squinting. Overhead lights on airplanes. Bad hotel-room lighting. Grumbly spouses who don't understand why we won't just close the book, shut off the light, and go to sleep. And, yes, aging. These are all major life challenges that our Verso line of e-reader lights can help with, and we offer three unique versions to choose from.

All models fit the Kindle Touch, Kindle and Kindle Keyboard.

Product Description

The New York Times Photo Archives is one of the oldest and largest compilations of photos in the world. Now, offered exclusively by Verso, these images are beautifully printed on covers for your Kindle. Constructed of a durable imported Italian material and lined with a soft microfiber interior, this cover protects your device while giving it some personality. Includes an interior pocket for holding documents or receipts while traveling.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pleasantly surprised December 9, 2011
Color Name:Brooklyn|Verified Purchase
After reading the previous reviews for this cover, I hesitated to purchase it and even cancelled my order once. After spending weeks searching for a cover that I truly liked, nothing appealed to me as much as this one, so I ordered it again despite the negative reviews. I am so glad I didn't let those reviews stop me. I absolutely love it! I was afraid it was going to be glossy and tacky, but it is not glossy at all and looks fantastic. As for the smell....if you hold it up to your nose, then yes, there is a chemical type smell, but I don't even notice it when I am using my Kindle Fire. I would have purchased this even if I had smelled it before I ordered it because the smell really isn't that bad. Go ahead and order this, I promise you will not be disappointed and it is well worth the $40.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good cover, nice look November 18, 2011
Color Name:Liberty Face
Clean, slim profile with nice image quality on the cover. I have the Lady Liberty cover. If I had known there was a Brooklyn bridge cover at the time, I would have selected that instead. It is a somewhat tight fit for the Kindle Fire, but it fits. It is an attractive cover that gets the job done.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The Vanishing Lady Liberty January 3, 2012
Color Name:Liberty Face
I think this cover is fine for the kindle fire. I don't like how the cover doesn't always stay shut, would have been nice if it had a strap or something to keep it close. After having it for only a week I'm noticing that the image of Lady Liberty is beginning to rub off. So I get black ink all over my hands and its making the cover look really dirty. It makes sense that this is a New York Times cover, they didn't want you to forget what it was like holding their newspaper and having the ink end up on your hands like the good old days.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE this Kindle Fire case!!!!! December 1, 2011
Color Name:Liberty Face|Verified Purchase
This is an amazing case for my Kindle Fire!!! I REALLY wanted the Brooklyn Bridge case, but it was a 2-3 month wait. So, getting the Statue of Liberty case is just as good! :) It's a nice case - really protects the Fire from getting scratched. It's just the perfect case!
Thank you, Amazon!!!! You hit a home-run with the Kindle Fire AND the case :)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVE IT! February 22, 2012
Color Name:Brooklyn|Verified Purchase
I just got my brooklyn bridge cover in the mail about a week ago, and i love it. It fits my kindle fire perfectly.
The little straps inside the case are a tight fit so i know my kidle wont slide around. I know some are saying the picture is rubbing off, but i use my kindle faithfully everyday and i have not had anything rub off yet. I couldnt be happier with this cover, Im glad i made this choice. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR KIDNLE FIRE!! And as far as the cover not staying closed when you set it down, all I do it turn the design face down so the weight of the kindle is keeping it down, keeping it closed when you pick it up the next time.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars really nice December 14, 2011
Color Name:Brooklyn|Verified Purchase
I've read the other reviews, and some of them confused me. To smell anything, I have to put the cover to my nose, and what I smell isn't very strong at all---it's hardly noticeable. Maybe the other reviewer got a fluke that was unfortunately over-laden with chemical--I don't know. And the tight fit---yes it's tight, but it does fit. Too tight---I disagree. Kindle Fire is an expensive device, and I think you should want the cover you buy for it to fit snugly to protect it properly. As for the design, I love it. These pictures from the Times archives are great. As for the price, weren't the original covers for last year's Kindle more expensive? If you want to buy something cheaper, that's your option. I happen to like these, and I don't mind the price. I think they're beautifully made, and there are times I don't mind paying for what I want. For my last Kindle I got the one with the Twin Towers and Liberty---I like that one, but I think this one of the Bklyn Bridge is even nicer.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It is an eye-catcher January 12, 2012
Color Name:Brooklyn|Verified Purchase
Of course, being from NY, this cover for my Kindle Fire would catch my eye. It has a firm hold on the kindle and I feel like I am really holding a book. It is a romantic reminder of an easier time.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Kindle Fire cover February 21, 2012
Color Name:Brooklyn|Verified Purchase
I really love my cover. I have gotten all kinds of compliments on it but I do wish that it would prop open like the one I ordered for my son. That is the only thing I don't like. It is really hard to watch a movie.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars love it
love it wish it fit new Kindle
Published 20 days ago by Nancy C. Gause
5.0 out of 5 stars Great cover
I purchased this for a gift. The person likes New York sky line and was very proud of this cover. It is very protective for an older person but not as padded as children might... Read more
Published 6 months ago by MREB
5.0 out of 5 stars Second time around
I bought this cover because I wore out the first one. It is not leather, so the picture got pretty worn off. I love this picture! Read more
Published 8 months ago by Vicky
5.0 out of 5 stars My favorite tech accessory
I'm so happy I found this case for my kindle fire. I love the photo of the Statue of Liberty and it's very durable. I get so many compliments on it. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Staten Island, NY
5.0 out of 5 stars New York Times Liberty Face Cover for Kindle Fire
Great Cover, nothing, I love that the bottom of my kindle is not covered and easier to get back to home. Great quality.
Published 11 months ago by Lucille E. Boudreau
4.0 out of 5 stars very good cover
I like the cover, because it has the same image as the new York institute of photography. It is a sturdy cover and it fits.
Published 14 months ago by bill s.
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Case
Great case for the kindle for a good price! It is very sturdy and protective. We are very happy with this purchase.
Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars New York Times Case Cover
Nice cover and nice price. I would recommend this cover at this price because you can't beat it and it does what it is suppose to do.
Published 15 months ago by B. Voss
5.0 out of 5 stars cover for kindle fire
It fitted the kindle just right, It was easy to carry and close completely. i love my kindle and it's cover.
Published 15 months ago by kamani lall
1.0 out of 5 stars Not pleased
Case arrived and it didn't even fit my Kindle Fire....felt the description was misleading. Also, would never have ordered had I realized I would be supporting the New York Times!
Published 15 months ago by John
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