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Le Salon du Timbre 2004

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Between 26 June and 4 July 2004, the Le Salon du Timbre exhibition was held in Paris, France.

Issue information

New Zealand Post commemorated this international philatelic event with a miniature sheet that included two stamps from the 100 years of New Zealand Rugby collection and one stamp from our Rugby Sevens collection. The exhibition miniature sheet image showed the All Blacks playing France at the Stade de France on the 16th November 2000. You could also order a special souvenir cover that featured the Eiffel Tower.

Product Listing for Le Salon du Timbre 2004

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $5.00
Souvenir Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $5.50

Technical information

Date of issue: 26 June 2004
Designer: New Zealand Post Stamps Business, Wellington
Printer: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor stamp paper
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 25 Jube 2005.