How to sign stamp in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Postage label

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand near your mouth and your non-dominant hand in front of you with its palm oriented towards your face. Then bring your dominant hand down until you index and middle fingers touch your palm. This sign mimics the motion of bringing a stamp down from your mouth and placing it on a letter.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of stamp

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of stamp

End of Sign

Final Frame of stamp

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for stamp
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for stamp
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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