Single 30c 'Tolaga Bay' gummed stamp.
Located on the North Island’s east coast, Tolaga Bay is well known for its wharf – the longest in New Zealand, at 660 metres. The wharf was built in 1929 to accommodate large coastal trading vessels, but it fell into disuse as improved roads and motor vehicles offered more efficient transport options.
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|Date of issue:||1 July 2009.|
|Number of stamps:||One self-adhesive and six gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||30c, $1.80 (gummed and self-adhesive), $2.30, $2.80, $3.30, $4.00|
|Stamps and first day cover designed by:||Stamps Business, NZ Post, Wellington.|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours (self-adhesive tagged with red phosphor)|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 25mm|
|Paper type:||Gummed: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper; Self-adhesive: Avery Dennison B100 PS1 Gloss Back Adhesive 210gsm|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||30c - 100 stamps, $1.80, $2.30, $2.80, $3.30, $4.00 - 50 stamps|
|Perforation gauge:||Gummed: 13.33; Self-adhesive: die cut|