Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible – Unique Framed Gifts

Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible

Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible
Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible
Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible

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Transcontinental Railroad Stamp Collectible


Size: 13 x 22
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Celebrate the 150 year anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad with this framed collectible of The Jupiter, 119, Actual Postal Service Stamps of the Golden spike and metalmedallionsfeaturing the two Railroads.

This double matted frame piece comes complete with plexiglass, two photos of the replica trains printed with archival ink, actual United States Postal Service stamps celebrating the ceremony, easy to hang with a hook and wire. The size is 22 x 13

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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

  • Complete with acrylic glass, a dust cover for the back, a wire 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.

On May 10, 1869 in anticipation of the ceremony, Union Pacific No. 119 and Central Pacific No. 60 (better known as the Jupiter) locomotives were drawn up face-to-face on Promontory Summit. It is unknown how many people attended the event; estimates run from as low as 500 to as many as 3,000; government and railroad officials and track workers were present to witness the event. Before the last spike was driven, three other commemorative spikes, presented on behalf of the other three members of the Central Pacific's Big Four who did not attend the ceremony, had been driven in the pre-bored laurel tie. The golden spike was made of 17.6-karat (73%) copper-alloyed gold and weighed 14.03 troy ounces (436 g). It was dropped into a pre-drilled hole in the laurel ceremonial last tie and gently tapped into place with a silver ceremonial spike maul. The spike was engraved on all four sides

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