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2020 Kakariki - New Zealand Parakeets Presentation Pack

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Presentation packs are produced for certain stamp issues and provide in-depth commentary on the subject of the stamps, as well as a selection stamp products. They make beautiful gifts and are a product to be treasured.

Learn more about the New Zealand’s charming parakeets with the presentation pack. Guest writer Dr Hugh Robertson is a Fellow of the Ornithological Society of New Zealand (Birds New Zealand), and co-author of The Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand and The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand.

Date of issue: 4 March 2020
Number of stamps: Five gummed stamps
Denominations: $1.30 x 2, $2.60, $3.30, $4.00
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Tim Garman, Whanganui, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours 
Stamp size and format: 35mm x 34.55mm (horizontal)
Miniature sheet size and format: 145mm x 80mm (horizontal)
Paper type:  104g Tullis Russell red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet:  25
Perforation gauge: 14.286 x 14.47
Special blocks: Plate/imprint blocks can be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode bocks are available in A and B formats.
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 3 March 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 29 April 2020.