1980 Health Stamp Issue had a "Marine Environment" theme with the designer depicting various methods of fishing. The proceeds of the 'Health' value of health stamps were donated to the Children's Health Camps movement.
14c + 2c x 2
Two se tenant stamps depicting two children wharf fishing and another surf-casting.
17c + 2c
Miniature sheet - $1.02
Incorporated two examples of each of the three stamps from the issue.
This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 23 in April 1980.
Acknowledgments: Bulletin scanned and provided by John Biddlecombe of the New Zealand Society of Great Britain. Their web site offers further information useful to those interested in the stamps and postal history of New Zealand. Link: http://www.nzsgb.org.uk/
|Date of Issue:||6 August 1980|
|Designer:||M Chapman, Christchurch|
|Printers:||Joh Enschedé, Netherlands|
|Stamp Size:||40.5mm x 25mm|
|Sheet Size:||100 stamps per sheet|
|Perforation Gauge:||13.25 x 12.75|