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Stampshow Melbourne 02

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New Zealand Post commemorated the Stampshow Melbourne 02.

Issue information

Stampshow Melbourne 02 was held from 4 to 6 October 2002. The exhibition introduced the Australia Post Cup, a competition that aims to encourage research into the many aspects of Australia Post's current and recent operations.

New Zealand Post joined the event with a special miniature sheet and souvenir exhibition cover.

Product Listing for Stampshow Melbourne 02

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $4.80
Souvenir Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $5.30

Technical information

Date of issue: 4 October 2002
Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by: CommArts Design, Wellington
Cost of miniature sheet: $4.80
Cost of first day cover: $5.30
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
Number of colours: Four process colours plus silver and overgloss
Stamp size and format: 40mm x 30mm (horizontal)
Perforation gauge: 14
Paper type: De la Rue 103gsm red phosphor stamp paper
Number of stamps: Three
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 3 October 2003.