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2022 Year of the Tiger $1.50 Stamp Sheet

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Sheet of 25 x $1.50 'Balance' gummed stamps.

In mythology, it’s believed that by decorating their houses with Tiger motifs, households are able to fend off fire, thieves and ghosts and bring balance to the cosmos. Infants are used in Chinese folk art as a symbol of prosperity and new beginnings. 

Date of issue: 1 December 2021
Number of stamps: Four gummed
Denominations: $1.50, $2.80, $3.60 & $4.10
Designed and illustrated by: YMC Design, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 135mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
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 30 November 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 31 January 2022.