Each frame uses authentic US Postal stamps surrounded by a brief write-up and printed art, which embrace the subject or occupation.
A Perfect Gift
- 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 hunter green 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 Oncology Collection - Cancer is a group of more than 100 different diseases characterized by the uncontrolled, abnormal growth of cells in the form of tumors, except for blood cancers. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. following only heart disease, and the most common types are lung, breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers. The grim news is that 1.4 million new cancer cases will be diagnosed each year resulting in 564,000 deaths. The good news is that the overall survival rate exceeds 60%. A critical factor is early detection which contributes to a much higher recovery rate. Treatments most commonly are surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.The exciting news is that more and more effective methods of treatment are being reported. A great deal of activity is occurring in the field of Oncology. 1952 - honoring the International Red Cross. 1993 - issued to promote awareness of the AIDS epidemic worldwide with its simple red ribbon. 1986 - honoring Paul White who pioneered in diagnosis and prevention of diseases of the heart and circulatory systems, and was one of the first to use the electro-cardiograph to detect disorders. His 1931 book Heart Disease, is a standard reference in the field. He was an early and staunch advocate of weight control, proper diet and daily exercise. 1956 - honoring Harvey Wiley on the 50th anniversary of the Pure Food and Drug Act. Wiley received an appointment as chief chemist for the USDA in 1883 and served for 30 years. 1964 - honoring the Mayo brothers who along with their father established what is now the Mayo Clinic. 1965 - to stress the importance of physical fitness and the centennial of the founding of the Sokal organization. 1965 - to stress importance of early diagnosis of cancer. 1971 - as a salute to blood donors and to spur participation in the blood donor program. 1972 - to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the American Osteopathic Association founded by Dr. Andrew T. Sill. 1972 - honoring American druggists and the 120th anniversary of the American Pharmaceutical Association. 1976 - honoring Clara Maass who was an early volunteer, and martyr, in the fight against yellow fever. 1978 - honoring George Papanicolaou for his development of the Pap test, early detection of cancer in women. 1981 - another stamp honoring the Red Cross and those who serve as nurses. 1982 - honoring Mary Walker who was ahead of her times on women’s rights, becoming a physician in 1855 and serving as a nurse in the Civil War until commissioned and made an assistant surgeon. She became the first woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor, awarded for her medical work in the Civil War. 1984 - with its portrayal of lab equipment, it was issued to promote awareness of the important role of research into and the cure of all human diseases. 1999 - issued to raise awareness of early detection and research into prostate cancer. 1988 - to honor Harvey Cushing who founded neurosurgery, contributed to understanding the pituitary, its disease symptoms being known as Cushing’s Syndrome. He contributed a great deal to training new surgeons, with text books illustrated with his own casework findings and his own hand drawn illustrations. A first for the USPS, this Breast Cancer stamp was issued July 29, 1998 with the express purpose of raising funds for research. 1996 - issued to promote awareness of breast cancer and the importance of early detection. 1998 - issued to raise awareness of the possibility of being involved personally in the donation and sharing of organs and human tissues.