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2016 Scenic Definitives Set of Cancelled Self Adhesive Stamps

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Cancelled set of two self-adhesive stamps.

Individual stamps included in this set

Single $2.20 'Awaroa Bay, Abel Tasman Scenic Reserve' self-adhesive stamp.

Awaroa Bay recently made headlines for being the subject of a national crowdfunding campaign. Situated in the Abel Tasman Scenic Reserve, this area offers sunshine, crystal-clear waters and access to some of the best hiking in the country.

Single $2.70 'Marlborough' self-adhesive 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, NZ 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.