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 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 Special Olympics Collection - Special Olympics had its beginning in June 1963 when Eunice Kennedy Shriver started a day camp for children and adults with mental retardation at her home in Maryland to explore their capabilities in sports and physical activities. Formal organization followed and the First International Games were held in Chicago in 1968. Winter Games occurred in Colorado in 1977. The International Year of Special Olympics was launched at the U.N. in 1986. The Law Enforcement Torch Run™ was born in 1987 with 30,000 officers raising $2 million. The White House in 1998 hosted "A Very Special Christmas" concert. The first prime time T.V. movie about the life of a Special Olympic athlete, "The Loretta Claiborne Story," was produced by Disney in 2000. Shriver was awarded the 2002 Theodore Roosevelt Award (the "Teddy") at the NCAA Honors Dinner in Indianapolis. Today, the Special Olympics is an international organization providing ... "year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with mental retardation, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community."