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Health 1975

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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.

Issue information

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.

Stamp bulletin

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:

Technical information

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
Process: Lithography
Perforation Gauge: 13.25 x 13
Paper Type: Harrison and Sons, unwatermarked
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