Due to public demand, a new 45c stamp was issued by New Zealand Post.
Due to demand and interest in the 150 Years of Parliament stamp issue, New Zealand Post decided to produce a special 45c Parliament stamp.
Also available was a replication of the pre-existing 150 Years of Parliament first day cover with the new 45c denomination affixed.
Product Listing for 150 Years of Parliament – 45c Stamp
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|Single Stamp||Single 45c ‘Parliament Building, Auckland 1854’ gummed stamp.||$0.45|
|First Day Cover||First day cover with one gummed stamp affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue.||$0.95|
|Date of issue:||5 May 2004|
|Number of stamps:||One|
|Denomination and design:||45c Parliament Building, Auckland 1854|
|Stamp designed by:||Dean Gray, Wellington|
|Printer and process:||Walsall Security Printing by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||35mm x 28mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Red phosphor stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||50|
|Perforation gauge:||14.4 x 14.2|
|Special blocks:||Plate/imprint blocks could be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode, value blocks and logo blocks could be obtained by purchasing at least two stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks were available in both A and B formats.|
|Period of sale:||This stamp remained on sale until 4 May 2005.|