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Tokelau Weaving 2020 Set of Mint Stamps

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Mint set of four gummed stamps.

Individual Stamps

45c Ili

Ili are fans made in different proportions and shapes, and from a variety of natural and synthetic materials. They are useful for keeping cool in Tokelau’s tropical climate.

$1.40 Ato

Baskets woven in Tokelau are generally used as personal handbags, woven with various patterns and embellishments and in different shapes and sizes.

$2.00 Pupu

Used to hold water, these coconut shell containers are carried in a strong woven wrapping made of natural materials.

$3.00 Titi

A titi is a woman’s garment that is worn around the waist and drops to the knee. Traditionally it is made from kanava bark strips or coconut leaves.

Date of issue: 16 April 2020
Number of stamps: Four gummed stamps
Denominations: 45c, $1.40, $2.00 & $3.00
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Cam Price, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer: Collectables and Solutions Centre, New Zealand Post, Whanganui, New Zealand
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical)
Paper type: Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 16
Perforation gauge: 13.33
Special blocks: Plate blocks and value blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet.
Period of sale: Unless stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 15 April 2021.