Single $10 'Mount Ruapehu' gummed stamp.
This $10 definitive stamp features a striking aerial photograph, by New Zealand photographer Craig Potton, of Ruapehu in eruption in June 1996. The stamp is bordered with an image of volcanic rocks.
|Date of issue:||12 February 1997|
|Stamp and first day cover designed by:||Red Cactus Design, Wellington|
|Number of stamps:||One|
|Denominations and designs:||$10 Mount Ruapehu|
|Printer and process:||Joh. Enschedé, Netherlands by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus silver foil|
|Stamp size and format:||40.5mm x 34.8mm (horizontal)|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||50|
|Paper type:||96gsm phosphor-coated stamp paper|
|Perforation gauge:||13.5 x 13.5|
|Cost of unaddressed first day cover:||$10.50|
|Special blocks:||Plate/imprint, positional, value or colour blocks can be obtained by purchasing two stamps from a sheet.|
|Period of sale:||This definitive stamp will remain on sale from 12 February 1997 until further notice.|