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Tarapex '86

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This sheet of six postage labels was produced to help fund the Tarapex '86 National Stamp Exhibition held in New Plymouth between 17-27 October 1986.

Issue information

The labels were used on pre-exhibition mailings to supporting members and sheets were sold mint and on covers for fund raising. The images on the labels were based on illustrations completed by A H Messenger.

The miniature sheet consisted of six labels - five at 24 cents and one at 30 cents.

Product Listing for Tarapex '88

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used of cancelled miniature sheet of five x 24c and 1 x 30c stamps $1.50

Technical information

Date of issue: 3 April 1985
Number of stamps: Sheet six gummed stamps
Denominations: Five 25c stamps and one 30c stamp
Stamps designed by: Illustrations AH Messenger and Tarapex Organising Committee, New Plymouth
Printers: Government Printing Office by lithography
Stamp size: 27mm x 48.5mm (vertical)
Paper type: Unwatermarked
Number of stamps per sheet: 100 
Perforation gauge: 13 x 14