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New Zealand Stamp Catalogue by Stanley Gibbons

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New Zealand Stamp Catalogue by Stanley Gibbons

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5th Edition of this popular catalogue


This catalogue provides a comprehensive priced listing of all New Zealand stamps from the early colonial stamps of 1855 to February 2014. It includes Antarctic Expeditions, Tokelau and Ross as well as other related islands and dependencies.

  • Watermark varieties, shades, plate flaws, major errors, booklets, express delivery stamps, postage dues, Life Insurance Department stamps and postal fiscals are all included. 
  • As well as New Zealand itself, the catalogue lists the stamps of the Antarctic Expeditions, the dependencies of Tokelau and Ross and the pre-independence issues of former dependencies; Cook Islands, Aitutaki, Penrhyn, Niue and Western Samoa. 
  • Colour illustrations throughout. 
  • The listings for issues up to 1970 have been extracted from the 2014 edition of the Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1840-1970. Later issues have been revised and updated especially for this volume. 
  • A comprehensive introduction gives a full guide to the catalogue and provides helpful information to collectors at every level. 
  • An easy-to-use ‘on-cover’ multipher table allows the value of stamps on cover up to 1945 to be assessed. NEW FOR THIS EDITION •New varieties include the major re-entry to the 1½d. ‘Contingent’ stamp of 1900-07, the ‘Dotted line’ on the 3d. Telegraph stamp of 1962 and the ‘Bloodstained finger’ on the 1963 Health stamp. 
  • The ‘O.P.S.O.’ handstamped official stamps of 1891-1906 have been rewritten and extended to include a number of new varieties 
  • The £10 ‘Arms’ postal fiscals are listed and priced for the first time in this catalogue •A priced listing is provided for New Zealand stamps used on Pitcairn Island prior to the issue of its own stamps in 1940 and there is a full list of stamps known used at the New Zealand postal agencies on Fanning and Washington Islands