The Portland Stamp Company The Portland Stamp Company

In addition to custom stamps and artist stamps, we also make a few products, you can shop for those here. These can be used to embellish any correspondence. All of our stamps are pinhole perforated by hand on dry gum lick and stick paper. Packaged in an eco-friendly, vegetable-based cellulose protective sleeve with chipboard backing.

All our stamps below are sold online through buyolympia.

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By snail stamps

By Snail

Par L’Escargot — By Snail stamps, letterpress printed in classic snail mail blue. Four stamps for $3

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four coffins

Coffins

Stamps perfect for your existential personalizations. Four letterpress printed stamps for $3

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terror stamps

Terror

These risograph printed stamps are the newest incarnation of Vice Perforator Josh Berger’s work with the word “Terror,” which has been made into fine art silkscreen posters, large format lithography stickers to apply to newspaper box windows, buttons, and t-shirts. 9 stamps per 5.5″ x 8.5″ sheet. $6

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butterflies

You give me butterflies

Digitally printed, 4 stamps per 4.25″ x 5.5″ sheet $5

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voter power stamps

Voter Power

Digitally printed, 12 stamps per sheet. Design by Plazm, photography by Sumaya Agha, make up by Amelia. Perfect to adorn any postage until November 3, 2020. Proceeds benefit the ACLU. $5

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heart stamps

Hearts

Letterpress printed hearts, great for any occasion. 15 stamps per sheet. $6

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analog stamps

Analog

Letterpress printed to adorn your snail mail correspondence! 12 stamps $5

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i raindrop pdx

I raindrop PDX

We made some stamps of the I (raindrop) PDX design. Sheet of 9 stamps plus 5 small raindrops and one small sun stamp on the selvedge. 5.5″ x 8.5″ sheet. $5

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dissent is patriotic

Dissent is Patriotic

To protest is American. Dissent is patriotic. To dissent protects democracy. The President (for now) says protest should be made illegal. That’s about as unAmerican an idea as we’ve ever heard. Use these stamps to show your patriotism. 28 stamps per 5.5″ x 8.5″ sheet. $5

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You've got snail mail

You’ve got snail mail

You’ve got snail mail. New lick & stick poster stamps to adorn your letters. 5.5″ x 8.5″ sheet. $5 for 28 stamps. 

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Lick & Stick stamp sheet

Lick & Stick — 3-pack

Make-Your-Own Poster Stamps with these blank pinhole perforated lick and stick sheets. Compatible with a laser printers, risograph, letterpress, silkscreen, typewriters, and rubber stamps, and can be drawn on directly. 3 sheets, 75 stamps total. Downloadable templates for easy use. $5

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Lick and stick 10-pack

Lick & Stick — 10 pack

Make-Your-Own Poster Stamps with these blank pinhole perforated lick and stick sheets. Compatible with a laser printers, risograph, letterpress, silkscreen, typewriters, and rubber stamps, and can be drawn on directly. 10 sheets, 250 stamps total. Downloadable templates for easy use. $15

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Tear Up This Wall

Tear Up This Wall

These risograph poster stamps by artist and designer Bráulio Amado are in response to the current administration’s efforts to criminalize and dehumanize immigrants.

$5 per sheet. All proceeds benefit CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project — caraprobono.org — to increase your donation, simply buy multiple sheets.

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Thank you stamps, gold

Thank You (Metallic)

Letterpress printed, 4 stamps per sheet. Calligraphy by Stephanie Sobierski. Sheet size 4.25″ x 5.5″ $5 per sheet.

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Thank you stamps

Thank You (Pink)

Letterpress printed, 4 stamps per sheet. Calligraphy by Stephanie Sobierski. Sheet size 4.25″ x 5.5″ $5 per sheet.

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Thank you stamps (blue)

Thank You (Blue)

Letterpress printed, 4 stamps per sheet. Calligraphy by Stephanie Sobierski. Sheet size 4.25″ x 5.5″ $5 per sheet.

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Artist stamp No. 19

Artist Series 19: Ryan Bubnis

Letterpress printed sheet of stamps by Ryan Bubnis. Signed, numbered edition of 100. Interview with Ryan. $25.

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Na Kim pair of stamp sheets

Artist Series 18: Na Kim set

Na Kim’s visual language explores perception of shapes in space. We met Na at her FISK Gallery show and invited her to make a stamp. She made two 8.5″ x 5.5″ sheets! Read more $50

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Shawn Wolfe artist stamp

Artist Series 17: Shawn Wolfe

For his first stamp, Shawn Wolfe created a transpartisan, unaffiliated stamp design featuring a new image of an old subject matter—the seldom seen Remover Installer™. $25

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Artist stamp no 16

Artist Series 16: Jennifer Armbrust

With her limited edition letterpress printed artistamp, Jennifer Armburst shares 12 principles for prototyping a feminist business. Radical reminders to stick around your business. Read an interview with Jennifer about her stamps. $25

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Artist Stamp 15: Ian Lynam & Jeff Keedy

For Artist Series stamp No. 15 Jeff Keedy and Ian Lynam have joined forces. We’re quite happy to collaborate with these two distinguished graphic designers, educators, and typographers. Limited edition of 100 signed stamp sheets. Read more about their process, the typography, and what is significant in our brief interview with Ian and Mr. Keedy. $25

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Melody Owen artist stamp

Artist Stamp 14: Melody Owen

Melody Owen is an ecologically minded artist and writer raised in the mossy, green state of Oregon. She’s interested in animals as subjective beings and challenging our assumptions about reality. Her first stamp is a signed limited edition of 100. Read more. $25

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Bráulio Amado artist stamp

Artist Series 13: Bráulio Amado

All proceeds from artist and designer Bráulio Amado’s signed limited edition silkscreen stamps benefit Caraprobono, an organization working to help immigrants at the border. Interview with Bráulio. Signed edition of 100. $25

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Mike Savage artist stamp

Artist Series 12: Mike Savage

Mike Savage’s paintings are a meditative diary: handmade analogue recordings. For his artistamp — a folded 11″ x 4.25″ sheet — he hand perforated each sheet individually and uniquely. Signed edition of 100. Interview with Mike. $25

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Charles Wilkin, artist series stamp no. 11

Artist Series 11: Charles Wilkin

Charles Wilkin is an artist, designer, and beekeeper. His limited edition artistamp collages together recent and old works to form something entirely new. Signed edition of 100. Interview with Charles. $25

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Malia Jensen Artist stamp No. 10

Artist Series 10: Malia Jensen

Portland based artist Malia Jensen creates her first stamp, a printed provocation, part of her “Changing Money” series featuring a portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Signed edition of 100. Read an interview with Malia. $50

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Christina Seely full sheet

Artist Series 9: Christina Seely

Christina Seely’s artist stamp features photographs of endangered animal specimens from a set of kinetic mirrored light box portraits called Next of Kin. Signed limited edition of 100 stamps. Read an interview with Christina. $25

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Cynthia Lahti Artistamp

Artist Series 8: Cynthia Lahti

Contemporary artist Cynthia Lahti believes that even small artifacts can evoke powerful feelings. This signed, limited edition of 100 is her first stamp. Read an interview with Christina here. $25

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Jason Sturgill artistamp

Artist Series 7: Jason Sturgill

When Jason’s not drawing you can find him hunting illustrated ephemera with his wife and son. His blotter paper inspired artistamp sheet features hand icons peace, love, rock ‘n’ roll, and misunderstanding. Signed, limited edition of 100 sheets. Read an interview with Jason here. $25

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Walker Cahall artistamp

Artist Series 6: Walker Cahall

Walker Cahall is an illustrator, designer, maker, teacher, and worldly thinker based in Portland. His stamps feature hand silkscreened drawings of ranger lookout towers. Signed and limited to 100 copies. Learn more in an interview with Walker. $25

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Sally Wassink's artistamp

Artist Series 5 Sally Wassink

Sally Wassink aka S. Wurlitzer, is an artist who lives and works in San Francisco. Recently she’s become obsessed with the design and color treatments of old Popular Science magazines. Signed and numbered edition of 100. Find an interview with Sally here. $25

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Kentaro Okawara Artistamp

Artist Series 4: Kentaro Okawara

A painter and sculptor based in Tokyo, Japan. Okawara creates paintings and 3D objects inspired by his postcard exchange with his grandmother during his childhood. This artistamp celebrates and commemorates Kentaro’s show at FISK gallery. Read more in our interview with Kentaro. Signed and numbered edition of 100 stamps. $25

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Artistamp No. 3

Artist Series 3: Mia Nolting

Stamp No. 3 is by art director and illustrator Mia Nolting. With this stamp Mia contemplates the importance of feelings, specifically feelings in the body, in being crucial to decision-making. Signed, limited edition of 100. Printed with digital and letterpress. Interview with Mia. $25

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Allan Bealy artist stamp

Artist Series 2: Allan Bealy

Artistamp No. 2 is by Brooklyn-based Canadian collage artist Allan Bealy. Each sheet in the edition of 100 is individually rubber-stamped and signed by Allan. Interview with Allan. $25

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Artistamp No. 1 by Ed Fella

Artist Series 1 Ed Fella

The first limited-edition stamp features the work of Los Angeles artist-designer Ed Fella who collaged and reassembled every little element from past work. Signed, limited edition of 100 sheets. Interview with Ed. $25

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