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2023 Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022 Set of Mint Stamps

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Mint set of six gummed stamps.

Individual stamps

$2.00 Royal Visit 1953-54

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, toured New Zealand for the first time in 1953-54. Here, Queen Elizabeth is pictured arriving at the Disabled Ex-Servicemen's Vocational Training Centre in Christchurch.

$2.00 Commonwealth Games 1974

In 1974 New Zealand was the host of the British Commonwealth Games, and Queen Elizabeth attended them along with Prince Phillip, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Anne’s husband Captain Mark Phillips.

$2.00 Silver Jubilee Tour 1977

On 28 February the Queen officially opened the Beehive - New Zealand’s new government building. Queen Elizabeth II is pictured here during the tour wearing a korowai (Māori cloak).

$3.30 America's Cup Village 2002

Queen Elizabeth II is pictured here during a walkabout at the Americaʼs Cup Village, Auckland, as part of her 2002 Jubilee tour. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh were shown the secret keel of Team New Zealandʼs 2003 Americaʼs Cup yacht.

$3.30 Rehua Marae 2002

Here Queen Elizabeth II arrives at the marae (meeting house) of the Ngāi Tahu Māori tribe, Rehua, Christchurch in 2002. The korowai she wears was a gift for her coronation in 1953.

$4.60 New Zealand War Memorial 2006

On 11 November 2006, Armistice Day, a memorial was unveiled in London’s Hyde Park to commemorate the New Zealanders lost in the First and Second World Wars. Queen Elizabeth made the official dedication in her capacity as Queen of New Zealand.

This stamp issue commemorates the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II (1926 - 2022). Click here for more information.

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Date of issue: 6 September 2023
Number of stamps: Six gummed
Denominations: $2.00 x 3, $3.30 x 2 & $4.60
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Nick Jarvie, 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 35mm
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 90mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 14.286 x 13.895
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 5 September 2024. First day covers will remain on sale until 1 November 2023.
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