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2021 Sarah Featon - Botanical Artist $3.50 Stamp

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Single $3.50 'Kōwhai-ngutu-kākā' gummed stamp.

Sarah’s stunning depiction of the the kākā beak Clianthus puniceus with its elegant hanging flowers would no doubt have helped inspire a love of New Zealand’s flora. Sadly, this eye-catching shrub remains threatened in the wild. 

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Date of issue: 5 May 2021
Number of stamps: Four gummed
Denominations: $1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00
Designed and illustrated by: Hannah Fortune, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours plus metallic PMS silver and spot varnish
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 80mm x 95mm (vertical)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 13.33 x 13.6
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 4 May 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 30 June 2021.