Single $2.70 'Marlborough' gummed stamp.
The picturesque region of Marlborough is best known for its wine, specifically its sauvignon blanc. With world-class food and wine and beautiful scenic walks and hikes, Marlborough attracts tourists from home and abroad year-round.
|Date of issue:||18 May 2016|
|Number of stamps:||Six gummed and two self-adhesive stamps|
|Denominations and designs:||Gummed: 40c, 80c, $2.20, $2.70 $3.30, $3.80; Self-adhesive: $2.00, $2.70|
|Designer:||Richard Payne, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print Ltd, by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Paper type:||Gummed: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper; Booklets: Tullus Russell 210gsm red phosphor PSA stamp paper|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 25mm (horizontal)|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||100 (40c stamp sheet); 50 (80c, $2.20, $2.70 $3.30 & $3.80 stamp sheets)|
|Perforation gauge:||Gummed: 13.33 x 13.60; Self-adhesive: die cut|
|Period of sale:||Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until further notice. The first day cover will remain on sale until 17 July 2016.|