The 1977 Health Stamp Issue featured a 'children in the woods' theme.
The proceeds of the 'Health' value of health stamps were donated to the Children's Health Camps movement.
7c + 2c
Girl with Bird
8c + 2c
Boy with Frog
10c + 2c
Girl with Butterfly
Miniature Sheet - 62c
Incorporates two examples of each stamp - unlike the single sheet stamps the three stamp images all extend out to the perforations to join and form a single design.
This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 18 in October 1977.
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:||3 August 1977|
|Designers:||A Derrick, Invercargill|
|Printers:||Harrison and Sons, England|
|Stamp Size:||24.13mm x 40.64mm|
|Sheet Size:||100 stamps per sheet|
|Perforation Gauge:||13.5 x 13.75|
|Paper Type:||Harrison and Sons, unwatermarked|