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1987 Health - Children's Artwork

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The 1987 Health Stamp Issue featured Childrens artwork.

Issue information

A design competition was conducted among primary school children to produce designs for the stamp issue based on the theme of children at play. The competition winners were Ineke Schoneveld (aged 7), Aaron Tylee (aged 7) and Lauren Baldwin (aged 9).

The proceeds of the 'Health' value of health stamps were donated to the Children's Health Camps movement.

Product Listing for 1987 Health - Children's artwork

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Image Title Description Price
Single Stamp

Single 60c + 3c gummed stamp.

Horse Riding

Se-tenant Strip

Single 40c + 3c x 2 gummed satmp.

Two stamps se tenant depicting Kite Flying and Swimming.

Miniature Sheet

Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet.

(Incorporating two examples of each stamp)

First Day Cover First day cover with stamps affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $1.63

Technical information

Date of issue: 29 July 1987
Denominations: 40c + 3c, 40c + 3c, 60c + 3c Printed se-tenant
Designer: Lauren Baldwin, Ineke Schoneveld,  Aaron Tylee, Graphics by Don Little, Auckland
Printers and process: Leigh-Mardon Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia; Lithography
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 35mm; 1 stamp vertical, 2 stamps horizontal
Miniature sheet size: 100mm x 118mm
Number of stamps per sheet:  100 (10 rows of 10)
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 30 June 1988.