The 1972 Christmas Stamp Issue included an Old Master; a stained glass window; and a flower of the 'New Zealand Christmas tree'.
Old Master - 3c
"Virgin and Child" by Murillo. The original hangs in the Pitti Gallery, Florence.
Stained Glass Window - 5c
From St John's Methodist Church, Levin.
The flower of the Pohutukawa tree - 10c
Widely known as New Zealand's Christmas tree.
|Date of Issue:||4 October 1972|
|Designers:||D A Hatcher, Auckland|
|Stamp Size:||24mm x 40mm|
|Sheet Size:||100 stamps per sheet|
|Paper Type:||Granite, unwatermarked|