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Customized Self-Inking Stamp (.75" x 1.875") EXPIRED

bobley 1,236 January 21, 2013 at 06:21 PM in Office & School Supplies More Staples Deals
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Promoted 01-23-2013 at 08:23 AM View Original Post has Customized Self-Inking Stamp (.75" x 1.875") for $0.99. Shipping is free when you follow instructions below. Thanks bobley, leafergreen & all who contributed
  1. Start here
  2. Select stamp on upper right of page
  3. Choose first stamp offered in list (3/4" x 1 7/8") for $0.99 and click "Get Started"
  4. Design your stamp
  5. For free shipping you must upload an image from your computer to your stamp (choose advanced editing mode). You may elect to keep the image you uploaded on your stamp, or you may slide the image outside of visible area.
    • If you elected to slide the uploaded image outside visible area, when you approve of your stamp and hit "next" you will get a notification that it is no longer within the margin. Select "Continue without Changes".
  6. Click "Next"
  7. Proceed to checkout
  8. Leave quantity at 1
  9. Total will be $0.99 with free shipping.

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Edited January 23, 2013 at 07:10 PM by bobley
$0.99 instead of $18.99 through February 2, 2013, online or by phone at 888-333-3199 (option 1). Shipping is $9.95 unless you upload an image...see the wiki below (credit to leafergreen). Direct link:

Self-inking, 3/4" x 1 7/8" stamp. Shipping might be free if one pays in-store. Terms say "Not valid in store or for in-store pickup." Who knows what will happen.

Link is at Promo pricing doesn't work from there. Promo pricing works from using the direct link:
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Last Edited by billcsho February 1, 2013 at 01:13 PM
They are still shipping out stamps as of 2/1 if your order has not been cancelled or you did not receive the e-mail for additional shipping charge.

Price now $9.99 plus shipping

To get free RUSH 3-Day shipping: Upload any image and the shipping charge will drop to free. If you don't want the image in your design move it outside the border of the stamp or crop it. Only 1 uploaded image is needed per order, regardless of the number of stamps. Images from the the library or My Images do not count.
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Valued Staples Customer,

Thank you for your recent purchase of a custom stamp (3/4'' x 1 7/8'), model E4912, sku 341978. Please note that the advertisement for this stamp stated that "Shipping charges apply." We have identified that your order (order number listed above) is missing the required shipping fees. If you would like 7 day delivery, the shipping charge is $9.95, or you can choose expedited shipping for $13.95. Please call us at 888-333-3199 by Wednesday, January 30th to confirm your desired shipping preference. If we do not hear from you by this date, we will assume that you do not want the order fulfilled and we will issue you a refund within 5-7 business days.

We value your business and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please do not reply to this email. If you have any other questions or concerns, please contact us at 888-333-3199 or

We appreciate your patience regarding this matter.

Thank you,
Staples Customer Service

So far the earliest order receiving such e-mail was placed on 1/23 9:30am EST (6:30am PST). Most orders receiving this email were placed with RUSH service. Please update this line if you received this e-mail with an order placed even earlier.

***They will let you combine orders, add products, or duplicate stamps at $0.99 to get over $20 for free shipping!***

Thanks leafergreen for showing the free shipping method.
Rep them here: leafergreen

Same deal last year.

Detailed Instructions (credit to danny_lamchops; updated by BB182):
  1. Click on this link:
  2. Then click on the stamp photo on the upper right hand corner.
  3. "Get Started" with the first selection.
  4. Design your stamp as you see fit. There are layout templates at the top that you can use to get started. You can also click advanced editing below the preview to add addition text/images, change fonts, and move things around.
  5. If you did not include an uploaded image in your design, you must add one to get free shipping.
    • Enter advanced editing mode if you have not already done so.
    • Click the "Add Image" button and go to the "My Computer" tab. Select and upload any image. The crop and rotation settings do not matter.
    • Drag the image you uploaded completely outside the border of the stamp. It will not be visible anymore.
  6. Then when it's done, agree to the terms. Ignore the "Image in Margin" warning as long as your real content is within the dotted lines.
  7. Only select ONE quantity, since the price is only good for one stamp at a time.
  8. If you want to make more, just close out of the page and open the page from the beginning. Your other stamp and design will still be in your cart. Only one uploaded image per order is required to trigger free shipping, so you can skip most of these steps the second time.

Some ideas of Stamps you can make (please add to the list):
  • ID theft/Black out stamp (image attached below)
  • Facebook icons (like/dislike etc)
  • "Return to Sender: No Such Person at this Address"
  • For Deposit Only
  • PAID
  • Return address
  • Good Job!/Smile for kid's charts
  • Stamp of Approval
  • Tramp Stamp

If you want an Black Out Stamp, or Identity Theft Protection Rubber Stamp, you can use the image attached.
Rep here: fatwalletcat

Two more sizes added, these also work well for black out stamps. (Sell for $10 on Amazon)
Rep here: Wolf1e


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Unfortunately clicking on the link takes you to another add that shows the return address stamp on sale for $8.99. Furthermore, if you click on that ad it shows up at $18.99.

No deal?
Last edited by rdmustang1 January 21, 2013 at 06:33 PM
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9.95 for shipping....
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I don't know if this works the same way, but I ordered 5 of these before Christmas (for gifts for my kids) and only had to pay shipping once.
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Shipping is alot. Must really heavy. I wouldnt use it then.
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can we order at kiosk to avoid shipping?
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I donate to charities and often get so many address labels sent to me; no need for this stamp. Big Grin Y'all should donate too, and get many labels.
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You gotta use those links to order. I tried getting additional cashback and it seemed to change the subtotal back to like $20 each.
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Found a way to get free rush shipping for your entire stamp order.
Stamps will be $1 with free shipping and you can order multiples.

Same deal last year.

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Shipping will be FREE, FREE, FREE if you upload an image to even one of your stamps! Not sure what to upload? Open up Microsoft Paint and type the text you want on your stamp. Save that file as an image (jpeg, gif, etc). On the Staples design page, simply remove all the sample text and click "Upload Image." Browse to the file you just created, and bam, you've got the stamp you want AND free shipping! Yay, SlickDeals! --abeln2672
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Darn. Wish I would've known that. I paid $10 for shipping.
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Quote from leafergreen View Post :
Found a way to get free rush shipping for your entire stamp order.
Stamps will be $1 with free shipping and you can order multiples.

Same deal last year.

genuis! ty
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in for 7 stamps @ $6.94 shipped. Thanks!
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works great! Thanks op
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