Book of Trades Tarot (Jost Amman 1588): Seven of Ink Stamps
For the purposes of this divination, the suit of Ink Stamps corresponds to the suit of Wands, or the playing card suit of Clubs. This suit represents the element Fire, and the social class of Peasantry. Ink Stamps are considered a Masculine suit. Ink Stamps typically represent creative or entrepreneurial projects, information, travel, and will - whether it be free will, or strength of willpower.
The Sevens typically concern commitment, dreams, striving, courage, will, intelligence, perseverance, strength, long-term success, coping, resistance, and transcendence. Sevens may also represent self-delusion, temptation, and wishful thinking.
Challenge. Competition. Perseverance. Coping. Resistance. Courage. Long-term successes. Strength.
Usually this card carries the meaning of striving to maintain or fighting over one's position, making a strong effort to keep something which is important. The Seven of Ink Stamps is a card that means a testing time calling for courage and tenacity for long-term success.
Reversed Meaning: Giving up. Overwhelmed. Overly protective.
Reversed, this card could be interpreted as feeling vulnerable, insecure, tired, and giving up, feeling hopeless and often with feelings of guilt.