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2020 Nga Hau e Wha - The Four Winds Limited Edition

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Limited editions are the most premium of all stamp packs, and contain a range stamp products and in-depth information on the stamp issue.

The limited edition is the ultimate collector’s item for this issue. Read the story in full by writer Paora Tibble. Paora has worked as Te Papa’s Māori language writer/translator, and has a background in developing, editing and writing Māori language educational resources. Paora works for National Services Te Paerangi, which is the outreach team for the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. This limited edition includes an informative booklet written by Paora as well as all four stamps, a colour separation of the $4.00 stamp, a signed first day cover and for the first time a gold-foiled miniature sheet.

Date of issue: 3 June 2020
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: $1.40, $2.70, $3.30, $4.00
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Dave Burke, Tauranga, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 35mm x 45.6mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 180mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 14.78 x 14.86
Special blocks: Plate/imprint blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks are available in A and B formats.
Period of sale: Unless stock is exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 2 June 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 August 2020.