Cinderella stamps are similar in appearance to a postage stamp but one does not pay the fee associated with sending mail. The term typically covers a variety of objects, including revenue stamps (which pay fees that are not mail-related); charity labels, such as Christmas seals; and purely decorative items created for advertising or amusement. Cinderella stamp designs generally follow the principles of postage stamp design, but typically lack country name (often replaced by the organization or cause being promoted), and a denomination. Sometimes a denomination may be present, but with a fictitious unit of currency. Cinderella stamps are often collected in a manner similar to stamp collecting. While a great many are common and readily available, others were privately produced in limited numbers, and can be quite rare.

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