These stamps were issued to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of CORSO (Council of Organisations for Relief Services Overseas). CORSO is a New Zealand aid organisation.
One of the two stamps depicted a child holding a food bowl as she stands in a wheat field, and the other a woman giving her child a glass of milk whilst cattle graze in the background.
25th Anniversary of CORSO - Wheat Theme.
25th Anniversary of CORSO - Milk Theme.
|Date of Issue:||18 November 1969|
|Designers:||L C Mitchell, Wellington|
|Printers:||Japanese Government Printing Bureau, Japan|
|Stamp Size:||7c : 25.5mm x 42mm; 8c : 42mm x 25.5mm|
|Sheet Size:||50 stamps per sheet|
|Perforation Gauge:||7c : 13.5 x 13; 8c : 13 x 13.5|
|Paper Type:||Chalk surfaced, unwatermarked|