Amphilex 2002, was a major stamp exhibition held in Amsterdam from 30 August to 3 September.
Amphilex 2002, was a major stamp exhibition held in Amsterdam from 30 August to 3 September, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the introduction of the first postage stamps in the Netherlands.
New Zealand Post commemorated this milestone with a special miniature sheet and souvenir exhibition cover. The miniature sheet incorporated two stamps from The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring stamp issue.
Product Listing for Amphilex Exhibition 2002
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|Miniature Sheet||Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet.||$3.50|
|Souvenir Cover||First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue.||$4.00|
|Date of issue:||30 August 2002|
|Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by:||CommArts Design, Wellington|
|Cost of miniature sheet:||$3.50|
|Cost of souvenir cover:||$4.00|
|Printer:||Southern Colour Print, Dunedin|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours|
|Stamp size and format:||25mm x 50mm (vertical and horizontal)|
|Perforation gauge:||14 and 14.4|
|Paper type:||De la Rue 103gsm red phosphor stamp paper|
|Number of stamps:||Two|
|Period of sale:||These stamps remained on sale until 29 August 2003.|