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2023 Ross Dependency - Scott Base First Day Cover

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First day cover with four gummed stamps affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue.

This stamp issue commemorates the planned refurbishment of Scott Base, New Zealand’s home on Ross Island, Antarctica. Click here for more information.

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Date of issue: 6 September 2023
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: $2.00, $3.30, $4.00 & $4.60
Stamps and first day covers designed by: Helcia Berryman, Mopsy Creative , Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
Printer and process: Brebner Print, Napier, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 50mm x 30mm (horizontal)
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 80mm (horizontal)
Paper type: Red phosphor gummed stamp paper 106gsm
Number of stamps per sheet: 20
Perforation gauge: 14.40 x 14.00
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 Novermber 2023.
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