Single $4.00 'Tunisia' gummed stamp.
In 1943, McIntyre accompanied the New Zealand Division as they fought alongside the British X Corps in Tunisia, North Africa. McIntyre illustrated the final surrender after the successful Operation Supercharge II and the eventual defeat of the Axis in Tunisia in May, depicting a medical officer attending wounded Germans among Tunisian cactuses.
Peter McIntyre, Medical Officer attending wounded Germans after final surrender in Tunisia, 1 May 1943, Watercolour, 365 x 338mm, North African campaign, Archives New Zealand: AAAC 898 NCWA 79.
|Date of issue:||5 August 2020|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||$1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00|
|Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by:||Nicky Dyer, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||37.5mm x 36.95mm (square)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||120mm x 95mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||14.4 x 14.615|
|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 4 August 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 30 September 2020.|