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Royal Wedding

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Like many other British Commonwealth countries, New Zealand issued stamps to commemorate the Royal Wedding of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer, the Princess of Wales in July 1981.

Issue information

20c x 2
Two se tenant stamps, one stamp depicting the Royal couple, with the other depicting St Paul's Cathedral where the wedding took place.

Stamp bulletin

This stamp issue first appeared in New Zealand Post Stamp Bulletin No. 26 in October 1981.

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:  29 July 1981
Printers: Harrison and Sons England
Stamp Size: 25mm x 42mm
Sheet Size:  100 stamps per sheet
Process: Lithography
Perforation Gauge: 14.25
Paper Type: Harrison and Sons Unwatermarked
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