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Like most of the rest of the world, mail in New Zealand did not require prepayment until the mid 19th century.  The New Zealand Gazette gave notice in a proclamation published on January 8, 1851, that on April 1, 1851, prepayment of postage would become ma
rtvstamps · 266 days ago

Built by William Henry Forster in 1853 the Edwin Fox is the world’s second oldest surviving merchant ship and the only remaining example of a ship that transported convicts to Australia. Made of teak and constructed at Calcutta in West Bengal, the Edwin F
alynstampcollector · 315 days ago

Children, Come to the Children's King New Zealand usually supplies the first Christmas stamps to fall through the letter box each year. 2014 was no exception with these colourful stamps and cheerful faces postmarked on 1st October. Christmas is the festiva
Theotoo · 1241 days ago

Have a Happy Joyful Christmas. This 1994 Christmas miniature sheet of four stamps was issued by New Zealand. The miniature sheet says many good things about celebrating Christmas. Some of them are as follows: The major item in the design is the Choir, sin
Theotoo · 1617 days ago

This is the fine miniature sheet issued by New Zealand to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. The Coronation of the Queen took place on a rainy day in June 1953. The miniature sheet shows a scene from the Coronation in
Theotoo · 1767 days ago