Kōrero: Postage stamps

Centenary of philately

In 1988 New Zealand Post released this first day cover to mark 100 years of organised philately (the collection and study of stamps). The first day cover featured the whole painting of Queen Victoria by Edward Chalon, which the image on New Zealand's first stamps, known as ‘full-face queens’ or ‘Chalon heads’, was based on.

Courtesy of New Zealand Post

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Private collection
Reference: 1988 Centenary of Philately stamp issue

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Postage stamps - Stamp collectors and dealers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/32094/centenary-of-philately (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012