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Christmas 2020 $3.50 Stamp

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Single $3.50 'The Star of Bethlehem' gummed stamp.

A huge bright star shone in the night. Some wise men saw it andknew it to be the prophecy of Jesus Christ, the Saviour of the world and Son of God, and set out on a long journey to find him.

How to use augmented reality (AR) with NZ Post's Christmas 2020 stamps

  • Download the Magenta app from Google Play or the App Store
  • Place your stamp on a flat surface
  • Open Magenta and hold your device over the stamp
  • Select ‘scan image’
  • Touch the image on the screen to begin the AR experience!
Date of issue: 4 November 2020
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps, three self-adhesive stamps
Denominations: Gummed: $1.40, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00; Self-adhesive: $1.40, $2.70 & $3.50
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Jon Ward, NZ Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours plus spot UV
Stamp size and format: 35mm x 34.55mm (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 160mm x 90mm (vertical)
Paper type:  Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
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 stock is exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 3 November 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 30 December 2020.