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New Zealand Post - official issuer of New Zealand stamps & commemorative coins

2020 Year of the Rat $2.60 Stamp

$2.60
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$2.60 Paper-cutting

Chinese paper-cutting is a type of folk art that has been part of Chinese culture for thousands of years. Paper-cutting art is known to be very intricate, with clever use of negative space. While used mostly for decorative purposes, paper-cutting is a common art form for Chinese New Year decorations.

Date of issue: 4 December 2019
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: $1.30, $2.60, $3.30, $4.00
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Asiaworks, Auckland, New Zealand
Printer and process: Australia Post by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type:  Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor, OBA free, PVA gummed paper
Number of stamps per sheet:  25
Perforation gauge: 13.33 x 13
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 stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 3 December 2020. First day covers will remain on sale until 29 January 2020.