Single $2.70 'A New Queen for New Zealand' gummed stamp.
The Coronation Tour of 1953/54 was the first time a monarch had set foot in the country. The tour lasted six weeks and saw the 27-year-old queen and her husband, Prince Philip, visit more than 45 different towns and cities from one end of the country to the other.
|Date of issue:||7 April 2021|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed|
|Denominations:||$1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00|
|Designed by:||Nicky Dyer, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus gold|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm (vertical)|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||120mm x 95mm (horizontal)|
|Limited edition miniature sheet size and format:||180mm x 98mm (horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||14 x 14|
|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 6 April 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 June 2021.|