Presentation packs are produced for certain stamp issues and provide in-depth commentary on the subject of the stamps, as well as a selection stamp products. They make beautiful gifts and are a product to be treasured.
New Zealand is home to Middle-earth once again, with the release of the first of three films based on The Hobbit, entitled The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
The presentation pack is a piece of cinematic history and a unique memento of ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’. It’s also a great way to learn more about the characters featured on the stamps and is destined to be a highly sought-after collectable for years to come.
- The pack contains $37.50 worth of stamp products, so is a must-have at only $29.90!
- Included within the pack are six miniature sheets, a gummed first day cover and a strip of six self-adhesive stamps
- Makes a fantastic gift.
|Date of issue:||1 November 2012|
|Number of stamps:||Six gummed stamps and six self-adhesive stamps|
|Designed by:||Stamps and Collectables Business, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Denominations:||70c, $1.40, $1.90, $2.10, $2.40 and $2.90|
|Printer and process:||Gummed: Southern Colour Print Ltd by offset lithography; Self-adhesive: Australia Post, Sprintpak, Australia|
|Number of colours:||Four process colours plus clear spot overgloss (self-adhesive stamps have phosphor screen)|
|Stamp size and format:||Gummed: 50mm x 25mm (four vertical, two horizontal); Self-adhesive: 37mm x 26mm (four vertical, two horizontal)|
|Paper type:||Gummed: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper; Self-adhesive: Avery Dennison B90 Kraft Back WLK5 stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||25|
|Perforation gauge:||Gummed: 14.4 x 14; Self-adhesive: die cut|
|Period of sale:||The stamps for this issue were removed from sale on 31 October 2013. Other collectables in this issue will remain on sale until further notice.|