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I was invited to create a limited edition design for the Portland Stamp Company's Artist Series. I decided to take inspiration from air mail stamps from around the world, and pair each of the 22 phrases with a bird local to each region. I added a snail in each perforation zone--a nod to the Portland Stamp Company's mascot. 


These stamps were printed in an edition of 100 signed and numbered sheets. They have no value towards actual postage--just a fun way to spice up a letter or frame for your wall. It is a digital offset print with spot varnish on each bird and snail. They measure 8 3/4" by 11 3/4" and come in a plastic sleeve with a legend to what the phrases and bird species are.  I have 50 sheets to sell, and the rest are offered through the Portland Stamp Company.  Click here to read the interview I did with them about the inspiration behind this project!


Price includes postage in the USA. If you are outside the US, please contact me for shipping costs.

©2023 Hilary Pfeifer and the Portland Stamp Company

Limited Edition Birds vs. Snails Stamps

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