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Official issuer of New Zealand stamps & commemorative coins

2022 Poppy Appeal 100 Years $2.80 Stamp

$2.80
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SKU:
NZ22B28SS

Single $2.80 gummed stamp.

Through the years, New Zealand's supply of red poppies has been sourced both overseas and locally. With the help of disabled former servicemen in Auckland and Christchurch, the RSA began producing its own poppies in 1931. This example was produced by the RSA in the 1960s or ‘70s. 

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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
Perforation gauge: 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 1 March 2023. First day covers will remain on sale until 27 April 2022.