Story: Postage stamps

Scenic stamps first day cover

This first day cover was released on 28 July 1999 and each stamp depicts scenic walks around New Zealand. A first day cover is an envelope on which newly released stamps are affixed and which is postmarked on the first day the set was released.

Courtesy of New Zealand Post

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Carl Walrond, 'Postage stamps - Stamp collectors and dealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/32096/scenic-stamps-first-day-cover (accessed 7 July 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 20 Jun 2012