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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Set of Stamp Sheets

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Gummed set of stamp sheets.

$1.50 Sophie Pascoe New Zealand’s most decorated Paralympian, below-the-knee amputee Sophie is a nine-time Paralympic gold medalist and multiple world champion.  

$2.80 Cameron Leslie - Para swimmer and Wheelchair Rugby player Cameron Leslie was born with a quadruple limb deficiency. He is the world record holder and three-time Paralympic gold medalist in the Men’s 150m Individual Medley SM4. 

$3.60 Emma Foy & Hannah van Kampen - Dargaville-born Emma Foy, who is visually impaired, snared a bronze medal at the 2013 UCI Para Cycling Road World Championships. She was ranked #1 in the world in the Elite Women’s Tandem track standings along with her sighted pilot Hannah van Kampen. 

$4.10 Spirit of Gold - Spirit of Gold is a term to describe the dual purpose of Paralympics New Zealand: ‘gold’ to recognise its high-performance credentials and ‘spirit’ to represent caring for and inspiring communities. It is also a way of describing a Paralympian: the unique mix of talent, determination and heart that drives success and provides inspiration to the next generation. 

Date of issue: 4 August 2021
Number of stamps: Four gummed
Denominations: $1.50, $2.80, $3.60 & $4.10
Designed and illustrated by: John Morris, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Printer and process: Southern Colour Print, New Zealand by lithography
Number of colours: Four process colours and metallic gold
Stamp size and format: 30mm x 40mm (vertical) (vertical)
Miniature sheet size and format: 150mm x 90mm
Paper type: Tullis Russell 106gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper
Number of stamps per sheet: 25
Perforation gauge: 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 stocks are exhausted earlier, these stamps will remain on sale until 3 August 2022. First day covers will remain on sale until 3 October 2021.