The 1975 Health Stamp Issue incorporated the theme of children and animals. The animals depicted in the designs are typical of those New Zealand children might grow up with in rural areas.
The proceeds of the 'Health' value of health stamps were donated to the Children's Health Camps movement.
3c + 1c
Girl feeding a Lamb.
4c + 1c
Boy with Hen and Chickens.
5c + 1c
Boy pulling Duck in Wagon.
Miniature Sheet - 50c
Incorporating ten examples of the 4c +1c stamp.
This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 14 in September 1975.
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: http://www.nzsgb.org.uk/
|Date of Issue:||6 August 1975|
|Designers:||M Chapman, Christchurch|
|Printers:||Harrison and Sons, England|
|Stamp Size:||40.64mm x 24.13mm|
|Sheet Size:||100 stamps per sheet|
|Perforation Gauge:||13.25 x 13|
|Paper Type:||Harrison and Sons, unwatermarked|