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2018 Round Kiwi $1.20 Brown Kiwi Stamp

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$1.20 'Brown Kiwi' gummed stamp.

The brown kiwi is the species many New Zealanders think of when kiwi are talked about. Familiar to communities in northern parts of the North Island, it is also the species most commonly seen in captivity. The brown kiwi usually lays two eggs a clutch, and lays one to two clutches a year, as opposed to the more usual one egg per clutch in other species. Sadly, predators and loss of habitat undo much of this good reproductive work.

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Date of issue: 4 July 2018
Number of stamps: Five gummed stamps
Denominations: Two x $1.20, $2.40, $3.00 and $3.60
Stamps and first day cover designed by: Dave Burke, Auckland, New Zealand 
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 33mm diameter (round)
Miniature sheet size and format: 170mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 14.48
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 3 September 2018.