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Official issuer of New Zealand stamps & commemorative coins

2021 Queen Elizabeth II Ninety-Fifth Birthday $2.70 Stamp

$2.70
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SKU:
NZ21D27SS

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.

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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.