With the introduction of a new airgraph service a 10d stamp denomination was required.
Stocks of the 1 1/2d value from the 1940 Centennial issue were overprinted by the New Zealand Government Printing Office with a 10d denomination.
New Zealand Post would like to acknowledge the following for their assistance and guidance in bringing together this stamp issue.
Information included on this page sourced from The Postage Stamps of New Zealand published by the Royal Philatelic Society of NZ. Their web site offers further information useful to those interested in the stamps and postal history of New Zealand. Link: https://www.rpsnz.org.nz/
Product Listing for Sovereigns Provisional
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|Date of issue:||1 May 1944|
|Designers:||J Berry, Wellington|
|Printer:||Bradbury Wilkinson, England and Government Printing Office, New Zealand|
|Stamp size:||40mm x 24mm|
|Sheet size:||120 stamps per sheet|
|Process:||Recess printed - Intaglio|
|Paper type:||Wiggins Teape unsurfaced, NZ and star watermark.|