Story: Postage stamps

Health stamp, 1971

Health stamp, 1971

One of the heath stamps from 1971 commemorated the golden jubilee (50th anniversary) of the New Zealand School Dental Service. The top image shows the original design by Leonard Mitchell, while the bottom image shows the final stamp design.

Courtesy of New Zealand Post

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: PH000122 (top); PH000121 (bottom)
Artwork by Leonard Mitchell

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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How to cite this page:

Carl Walrond, 'Postage stamps - Stamps, 1855 to 1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 20 Jun 2012