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Palmpex '99

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Palmpex ’99 was New Zealand’s last national philatelic exhibition in the 20th century, and was held in Palmerston North from 1 to 3 October 1999.

Issue information

Organisers promoted an exhibition with appeal for all ages, with Australian and Asian exhibits among the many highlights that visitors expected to encounter across the Convention Centre's two floors.

To celebrate this event, New Zealand Post released a special miniature sheet featuring the $1.80 Mount Taranaki/Egmont stamp from our Scenic Walks issue from July. 

Product Listing for Palmpex '99

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $1.80
Miniature Sheet First Day Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $2.30

Technical information

Date of issue: 1 October 1999
Miniature sheet designed by: Scenic Walks - Stamps Business
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours and one metallic silver colour
Paper type: 104 gsm red phosphor coated stamp paper
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 30 September 2000.