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New Zealand Postal Service 2016 Issue
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2016 Christchurch Stamp and Postcard
Exhibition Miniature Sheet

New Zealand Postal Service will issue a new miniature sheet with two stamps with postage values of $2.90 and $3.90 named "2016 Christchurch Stamp and Postcard Exhibition" on November 18th, 2016. New Zealand Post will issue this miniature sheet to commemorate the 2016 Christchruch and Postcard Exhibition being held on November 18th to the 20th at the Addington Event Center. The exhibition features Philatelic exhibits, postcards and other collectibles. The theme of the exhibition is the centenary of the founding of the Canterbury Aviation Company by Sit Henry Wigram. This Miniature sheet features the arrival of the Fokker Trimotor VH-USU Southern Cross at Wigram Aerodrome on September 11, 1928. It was the first successful flight between Australia and New Zealand. The Miniature sheet also depicts a replica of the 1958 stamp that was issued to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the first trans Tasman flight.

2016 Christchurch Stamp and Postcard Exhibition stamps can be purchase in a miniature sheet and First Day Cover. It will be printed by Southern Color Print using the 4 color offset lithography printing process.


2016 Christchurch Stamp and Postcard Exhibition FDC


To order these stamps or to learn more go to stamps.nzpost.co.nz/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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