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Health 1970

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Association football (soccer) and netball were chosen as the sports to be represented on the 1970 Health issue.

Issue information

The proceeds of the 'Health' value of health stamps were donated to the Children's Health Camps movement.

2 1/2c + 1c
Girls playing netball.

3c + 1c
Boys playing football with the goalkeeper making a spectacular save.

Miniature sheet incorporating six 2 1/2c + 1c stamps.

Miniature sheet incorporating six 3c + 1c stamps.

Technical information

Date of Issue: 5 August 1970
Designers: L C Mitchell, Wellington
Printers: Thomas De La Rue, England
Stamp Size: 41mm x 25mm
Sheet Size: 100 stamps per sheet
Process: Delacryl
Perforation Gauge: 13.5
Paper Type: Chalk surfaced, unwatermarked