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2023 Forest & Bird 100 Years $1.70 Stamp Sheet

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Sheet of 20 x $1.70 'Kāpiti Island, Greater Wellington' gummed stamps.

Representing Kāpiti Island Nature Reserve with native forest birds kōkako, tīeke, kākāriki and tūī, this stamp reflects Forest & Bird’s origins, island bird sanctuaries, restoration, conservation volunteers and legacy.

This stamp issue celebrates the 100th anniversary of independent conservation organisation Forest & Bird. Click here for more information.

Date of issue: 5 April 2023
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: $1.70, $3.00, $3.80, $4.30
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Nick Jarvie, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Artwork by: Rachel Walker, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Brebner Print Napier, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours plus spot overgloss
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 90mm x 150mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Arconvert Securpost Premium Gummed 110gsm
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
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: Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 4 April 2024. First day covers will remain on sale until 31 May 2023.
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