Single $3.50 'A Lifelong Affection for Aotearoa' gummed stamp.
The Queen of New Zealand is not merely a title, but a position the Queen holds close to her heart. The affection she has for New Zealand is well known, and the rest of the royal family shares it with her.
|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.|