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The Untied States Postal Service will offer a limited edition matted art piece celebrating the Louisville’s 2013 men’s basketball national title. Additionally, a commemorative cache envelope and other items are also available separately. Below is a press release.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (News Release) — The United States Postal Service is excited to offer unique collectibles to celebrate the University of Louisville Men’s and Women’s basketball championship seasons.
A limited edition matted art piece celebrating the Louisville Cardinals’ 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship title is now available for order. A commemorative cache envelope is also available separately (without matted art). Both the men’s and women’s teams are honored with their own commemorative cache envelope.
The Men’s Team (12” X 16”) art piece features a wide-angle color photo taken inside the Georgia Dome of the basketball court before thechampionship game. A commemorative envelope is inc
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A limited edition matted art piece celebrating the Louisville Cardinals’ 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Championship title is now available for order. A commemorative cache envelope is also available...
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