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2020 Peter McIntyre's World War Two $4.00 Stamp

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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.