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2012 Ross Dependency Definitives $1.90 Stamp

$1.90
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NZ2Z19SS

Single $1.90 'Lake Vanda' gummed stamp.

With salinity more than 10 times that of seawater, Lake Vanda is one of the world's most hyper-saline lakes. It is permanently covered with three to five metres of transparent ice, is five kilometres long and has a maximum depth of 69 metres.

Date of issue: 21 November 2012
Number of stamps: Five gummed stamps
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Gregory Millen, Paraparaumu
Denominations: 70c, $1.40, $1.90, $2.40 and $2.90
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print Ltd by offset lithography
Number of colours: Stamps: four process colours; Miniature sheet: four process colours plus blue foil
Stamp size and format: 40mm x 30mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Stamps: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 14
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until further notice.