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 Route 66 Collection - Route 66 is a true legend made possible by road improvements and the foresight of Cyrus Avery of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1912 he was instrumental in the formation of a holiday "to pull Oklahoma out of the mud" and persuaded the Tulsa World to raise money for roads. He was active in trail movements, passed laws for county roads, was state highway commissioner, one of five men who actually designed the national highway system, and the driving force behind the designation U.S. Highway 66. "A traveler is to be reverenced as such. His profession is the best symbol of our life. Going from - toward; it is the history of every one of us. "Henry David Thoreau "A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policies and coercion are fruitless. We find after years of struggle that we do not take a trip: a trip takes us." John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath Rt. 66 celebrities include Elvis who stayed at the Trade Winds Court Yard Inn In Clinton, OK; Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, Big 8 Motel in El Reno for the filming of "Rainman"; Garth Brooks, at Yukon. Also new - "Oklahoma Route 66 Museum"in Clinton, OK. Rt. 66 begins at Grant Park on the shore of Lake Michigan, goes through Cicero and out onto the flat prarieland of Illinois. End of Route 66 at the Santa Monica pier. A brass plaque dedicates Rt.66 as the Will Rogers Highway. Belle-vue Restaurant is here on Ocean Boulevard. Powell floated the Colorado River long before the area became the Grand Canyon. The river divided California and Arizona, and Rt. 66 crossed it near Needles, but is closed near Barstow due to the Marine Corps depot. Hemingway wrote Old Man and the Sea at Cubero. Santa Fe (Palace of the Governors) was on the original route. Albuquerque has the Rt. 66 Diner, and the annual Balloon Fest. Clines Corner - intersection of 285 and I-40. Chelsea, OK, east of Tulsa, was where the first oil was discovered, in Indian Territory, in 1899. Tulsa has been known as the world oil capital. Springfield, Illinois has the only home that Abraham Lincoln ever owned, as well as his final resting place. Chicago is of course the beginning of Rt. 66. Bagdad gave its name to the movie "Bagdad Cafe" filmed at Newberry Springs. Oatman Hotel is where Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent part of their honeymoon. General Patton trained his troops at Camp Young (Desert Training Center) for WWII. 350x250 mi. in area, it was similar terrain to North Africa, and included parts of California, Nevada, and Arizona, including Needles. Glenrio now sits on the border of New Mexico and Texas, and home of "First in Texas/Last in Texas Motel." West of Amarillo are the Cadillacs planted at the angle of the Great Pyramid. Amarillo boasts the Big Texan Steak House and its offer of free 72 oz. steaks. Oklahoma City is the state capital and home of The Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center. Catoosa is the largest inland seaport in the country, situated on the Arkansas River. Weatherford is the birthplace of Astronaut Stafford, commander of the Apollo-Soyuz mission. In Sayre is the County Court House filmed in "The Grapes of Wrath."