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Aupex '97

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New Zealand Post issued this special miniature sheet to commemorate Aupex ’97.

Issue information

Aupex’ 97 was a New Zealand National Stamp Exhibition held at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland from 13-16th November 1997.

It was held to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Auckland Philatelic Society and to promote the hobby of stamp collecting within New Zealand.

The exhibition, which was sponsored by New Zealand Post, featured over 12,000 pages of stamps, many from award-winning stamp collections from throughout New Zealand, Australia and Asia. Twenty-seven stamp dealers were present and there were a number of meetings and special events.

Product Listing for Aupex '97

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $2.40

Technical information

Date of issue: 13 November 1997
Cost of miniature sheet: $2.40
Miniature sheet designed by: Steve Fuller, Auckland
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print by lithography
Number of colours: Six
Miniature sheet size and format: 120mm x 140mm (triangular)
Paper type: 103gsm gum phosphor stamp paper
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 13 January 1998.