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Beach Scenes

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The 1977 Scenic Stamp Issue focussed on New Zealand seascapes and beach scenes.

Issue information

The New Zealand seascapes and beach scenes issue included images from Karitane Beach, Ocean Beach, Piha Beach and Kaikoura Coast.

Stamp bulletin

This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 17 in April 1977.

Acknowledgments: Bulletin scanned and provided by John Biddlecombe of the New Zealand Society of Great Britain. Their web site offers further information useful to those interested in the stamps and postal history of New Zealand. Link:

Technical information

Date of Issue: 1 June 1977
Designers: D A Hatcher, Auckland
Printers: Heraclio Fournier, Spain
Stamp Size: 35mm x 28mm
Sheet Size: 100 stamps per sheet
Process: Photogravure
Perforation Gauge: 13.75 x 13.25
Paper Type: Harrison and Sons, unwatermarked
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