Each frame uses authentic US Postal stamps surrounded by a brief write-up and printed art, which embrace the subject or occupation.
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- Great for Birthdays, Retirements, Graduations, Achievements, Holidays, Or just to say thank you.
- Even great for your personal collection.
Ready To Hang
- Framed in a rich mahogany colored polystyrene frame.
- Double matted with a top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat.
- Complete with acrylic glass, a dust cover for the back, a sawtooth hanger and protective wall bumpers.
Unique Framed Gifts uses real United States Postal Service stamps surrounded by printed words that embrace the subject and enhance the work while surrounded by a dark blue top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat. The mahogany colored polystyrene frame comes ready to hang for all to view in an office, den, school or nearly anywhere. A truly unique and perfect gift created for the person, company or organization passionate about the story they closely relate to, while appreciating quality work by dedicated American art framers. Each stamp is pulled by hand and mounted onto the print with a spray glue mount, since most stamps are canceled no two stamps are exactly the same and the product you receive may vary slightly from the product image.
A Glimpse Of The Past Through The Merchant Marine Collection - According to Webster's Dictionary the Merchant Marine is comprised of "All the ships of a nation that are used in commerce, and also their personnel." Today we can hardly imagine how much cargo is shipped by ocean going vessels. And the ships themselves range from the small to the enormous. During every war the merchant marine has played a critical role. The Liberty Ships of WWII were built in large numbers and could carry about 10,000 tons of war material. Of the Merchant Marine in WWII FDR said, "They have written one of its most brilliant chapters. They have delivered the goods when and where needed in every theater of operations and across every ocean in the biggest, and most difficult and dangerous job ever undertaken." In the Pacific, MacArthur said, "I ordered them off their ships and into foxholes when their ships became untenable under attack. The high caliber of efficiency and the courage they displayed mark their conduct throughout the entire campaign. I hold no branch in higher esteem than the Merchant marine." In war or peace, it seems the Merchant Marine is held in high regard.