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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games $1.40 Track Stamp

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Single $1.40 'Track' gummed stamp.

New Zealand has a proud Olympic history on the track. 1,500m runner Jack Lovelock paved the way, winning gold at the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games. He was followed by the late Sir Peter Snell, who won three gold medals across two Olympic Games.

Date of issue: 7 October 2020
Number of stamps: Six gummed stamps
Denominations: $1.40 x3, $2.70, $3.50, $4.00
Stamps, miniature sheet and first day covers designed by: Hannah Fortune, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by offset lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 25mm x 50mm (4x vertical, 2x horizontal)
Miniature sheet size and format: 182mm x 57mm (horizontal)
Paper type:  Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 14.4 x 14
Special blocks: Plate/imprint blocks may be obtained by purchasing at least six stamps from a sheet. Barcode blocks are available in A and B formats.
Period of sale: Unless stock is exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 6 October 2021. First day covers will remain on sale until 2 December 2020.