philatelically inspired

philatelically inspired
a) an item produced by the postal authorities, but intended for stamp collectors rather than normal postage usage.
b) a normal postal item, altered or enhanced in some way, to increase its appeal to collectors. E.g., first day covers, first flight covers, etc.

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  • stamp-collecting — noun The hobby of collecting and displaying postage stamps and related items. Syn: philately See Also: philatelically inspired, postally used, first day cover, first flight cover, perfin …   Wiktionary

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