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Comparing Rubber Stamps Brands Guide

This guide offered by us at Stamps Plus is a genuine attempt to offer some guidance in choosing the right kind of rubber stamp as well as a quick overview of the supply chain. With proprietary brands and model numbers on existing rubber stamps, it can often be very confusing when the shopper wishes to find exactly the same model or at least the closest equivalent to what they already have. Invariably, when such a shopper types in the model number or proprietary brand through an internet search, it leads them on a virtual ‘wild goose chase’! What is even more confusing is when one is able to successfully determine what one particular size of stamp is in terms of model numbers right across the board from the major stamp housing manufacturers, only to find that price discrepancies can be perplexingly wide and disparate.

When shopping for a custom rubber stamp, it pays to understand terminology and the actual ‘anatomy’ of a self-inking rubber stamp. The self-inking stamp comprises of the ‘stamp housing’ (denoted usually by a brand name and model number), a built-in ink pad and then the all-important ‘rubber die text plate’. One of the global stationery retailers typically has on their website a price for the stamp housing where they show the brand and model number just on its own; when one wants to go on to ordering the customised stamp, they then slap on a further price for the ‘custom rubber die text plate only’ and sometimes even a ‘set-up’ or ‘proofing ‘fee. In the end, one would need to compare the total price paid for (say) a customised stamp measuring 58mm x 2mm versus what Stamps Plus would supply in the corresponding model of ‘S-824’. The difference in pricing will astound you!

Stamps Plus supplies the entire stamp, including stamp housing, custom rubber die and even the cost of set-up all in one competitive price for a customised rubber stamp!

A quick word on describing the supply chain of the biggest brands of rubber stamps here in New Zealand is as follows; the primary brands of stamp housings sold over the last few decades are ‘Trodat’, ‘Colop’ and ‘Shiny’. There are of course several other smaller brands such as ‘Brother’, ‘XStamp’ as well as a plethora of mass produced, cheap and nasty replicas, but in the main the primary three brands are as described above. The brands Trodat and Colop are manufactured both in Austria as well as in China and India; the brand Shiny is manufactured in Taiwan. The interesting bit is in shining the light on the actual distribution chain: Trodat and Colop brands are brought into the country by importer/distributor company ‘Acme Supplies Limited’ who then sell the stamp housings to rubber stamp makers and retailers alike. The Shiny brand follows two paths; some of their product is brought in and distributed by company ‘Staedtler’ and some are purchased directly from the manufacturer in Taiwan by us at Stamps Plus. In understanding the supply chain componentry, one can easily determine why prices can often be so vastly disparate.

It is hoped that the guide given will at least help to make sense of it all. Hope it helps you!

Text & / Or Logo Stamps
Size Shiny Model Trodat Equivalent Colop Equivalent
26 X 10 mm rectangle S821/S1821 – View Here T4910 – View Here Printer 10
38 x 14 mm rectangle S822/S1822 – View Here T4911 – View Here Printer 20
47 x 18 mm rectangle S823/S1823 – View Here T4912 Printer 30
58 x 22 mm rectangle S824/S1824 – View Here T4913 Printer 40
70 x 25 mm rectangle S825/S1825 – View Here T4915 Printer 50
41 x 24 mm rectangle S826 – View Here T5200 N/A
50 x 30 mm rectangle S827 – View Here T4929 N/A
56 x 33 mm rectangle S828 – View Here N/A N/A
64 x 40 mm rectangle S829 – View Here T4927 Printer 55
75 x 38 mm rectangle S830 – View Here T4926 – View Here Printer 60
70 x 10 mm rectangle S831 – View Here T4916 – View Here Printer 15
75 x 15 mm rectangle S832 – View Here T4918 – View Here Printer 25
85 x 25 mm rectangle S833 – View Here T4925 Printer 45
12 x 12 mm square or diameter S510 – View Here T4921 N/A
20 x 20 mm square or diameter S520 – View Here T4922 N/A
32 x 32 mm square or diameter S530 – View Here T4923 N/A
42 x 42 mm square or diameter S542 – View Here T4924 N/A
38 x 14 mm Lipstick Stamp S722 – View Here N/A N/A
26 X 10 mm Keyring N/A T4910KR – View Here N/A
Daters With Custom Text
Size Shiny Model Trodat Equivalent Colop Equivalent
41 x 24 mm rectangle S826D – View Here T4750 S260
50 x 30 mm rectangle S827D T4729 N/A
56 x 33 mm rectangle S828D – View Here N/A N/A
64 x 40 mm rectangle S829D – View Here T4727 N/A
75 x 38 mm rectangle S830D T4726 60H
32 x 32 mm square or diameter S530D – View Here N/A N/A
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3MM Character Dater 300BK – View Here T4800 N/A
4MM Character Dater 400BK – View Here T4820 S120
Heavy Duty Daters With Custom Text
Size Shiny Model Trodat Equivalent Colop Equivalent
41 x 24 mm rectangle SH6100 – View Here T5431 2160
50 x 30 mm rectangle SH6103 – View Here T5440 – View Here 2360
56 x 33 mm rectangle SH6105 – View Here T5460 – View Here 2660
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