Crown Trophy was established as the only franchise of its kind in the United States. Founded by Chuck Weisenfeld in 1978, Crown is one of the largest retailers of award and recognition products in the country. Crown Trophy Centers have expanded to more than 125 nationwide franchise locations. Its award catalog includes trophies, plaques, medals/dog tags, resin/sculptures, championship awards, cups, clocks, gavels, desk accessories, ribbons, pins, certificates, badges, banners, signage, trophy cases and seasonal gifts. Crown Trophy is located in Hawthorne, N.Y.