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A Group for all that love and make artistamps. Stories, concepts, special issues, All there is to know

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An artistamp (a portmanteau of the words "artist" and "stamp") or artist's stamp refers to a postage stamp-like artform. It is similar to a Cinderella stamp in that it is not valid for postage, but it differs from a forgery or a bogus stamp in that (typically) the creator has no intent to fool any post office or collector of stamps. (However, depending on how the stamp is used, it may be difficult to distinguish artistamps from local post stamps.) The artistamp is intended to be a miniature artwork which can depict or commemorate any subject its creator chooses.

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Started by Alexander Limarev. Last reply by Carmen Kennedy Jan 28. 1 Reply

"To perforate or not to perforate? That is the question"

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Sep 23, 2019. 11 Replies

Newbie to Mail Art

Started by The Artful Writer. Last reply by The Artful Writer May 27, 2019. 5 Replies

Site in Germany (Yourstamps)

Started by Sandra Skies Ludwig. Last reply by Jean-Philippe Gilliot Sep 18, 2018. 8 Replies

How do you use an artistamp on mail?

Started by The Fishmonger. Last reply by Azzaro Jul 19, 2018. 13 Replies

Found some great scissors for cutting stamp edges!

Started by Terri Jones. Last reply by Keith Miller May 31, 2018. 7 Replies

Care and maintenance of perforator

Started by A Badger. Last reply by A Badger Oct 31, 2016. 9 Replies

Where to get sheets of dry gum paper

Started by A Badger. Last reply by A Badger Oct 14, 2016. 7 Replies

Two Free Artistamp Resources

Started by Lisa Vollrath Aug 27, 2013. 0 Replies

Help for How to Create Stamps

Started by Rachel Fasig. Last reply by Dorin Cojocariu Dec 22, 2011. 19 Replies

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Comment by Gik Juri on July 3, 2009 at 7:55pm
Good graphics! Thank you for pleasure!
Comment by Ptrzia (TICTAC) on July 3, 2009 at 1:19am

Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on June 5, 2009 at 11:36pm


mas estampillas en artistamps
Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on June 1, 2009 at 6:47pm
Homenaje a Serge Gainsbourg


mas estampillas en artistamps
Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on June 1, 2009 at 6:42pm
Homenaje a Remedios Varo


mas estampillas en artistamps
Comment by Konstantin Kalendaroff on May 27, 2009 at 3:01pm
A rare stamp portraying movie star Audrey Hepburn smoking sold for 67,000 euros, or almost $106,000 (Canadian) at an auction in Germany yesterday.
The stamp run was destroyed after Hepburn's son, Sean Ferrer, objected to the cigarette holder dangling from the actress's mouth and refused to grant copyright.
http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/article/640907

This my reflection artistamp sheet about this auction case

Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on May 16, 2009 at 8:36pm

Comment by Ptrzia (TICTAC) on May 5, 2009 at 12:03pm

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cheers!
Comment by El Taller de Zenon on April 26, 2009 at 6:33pm
Hello to all, this it will be a good moment to remember our call:

ARTISTAMPS call / STAMPS SHEETS
To see details and some of our works visit the new blog: http://artistampstz.blogspot.com/
Comment by Gik Juri on April 24, 2009 at 7:38pm
Bravo, wackystuff!
 

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