Single $1.50 gummed stamp.
The first New Zealand poppies, made in France, were intended to arrive in time for Armistice Day on 11 November 1921. The shipment was delayed, so the appeal was moved to Anzac Day 1922. These poppies likely resembled the Australian example pictured in the $1.50 stamp.
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|Date of issue:||2 March 2022|
|Number of stamps:||Five gummed|
|Denominations:||$1.50, $2.80, $3.60, $4.10 & $4.90|
|Designed and illustrated by:||Nicky Dyer, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer and process:||Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus PMS 485 red and red phosphor|
|Stamp size and format:||30mm x 40mm|
|Miniature sheet size and format:||170mm x 90mm|
|Paper type:||Arconvert Securpost Premium Gummed 110gsm|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|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 1 March 2023. First day covers will remain on sale until 27 April 2022.|