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2023 1873 Newspaper Stamp Miniature Sheet First Day Cover

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First day cover with gummed miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue.

This stamp issue commemorates the 150th anniversary of the first stamp to be printed in New Zealand. Click here for more information.

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Date of issue: 2 August 2023
Number of stamps: One gummed stamp (only available in miniature sheet)
Denominations: $6.90
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Caitlin McArthur, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Brebner Print, Napier, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 35mm x 45mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 100mm x 70mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Arconvert Securpost MC 90/Cprint100 P11p
Perforation gauge: 14.286 x 14.47
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 1 August 2024. First day cover will remain on sale until 27 September 2023.
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