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New Zealand

Despite its modest size, New Zealand is not to be overlooked when it comes to philately. From the first issued stamped in 1855, many stamps from New Zealand broke from tradition and were firsts of their kind; from a design featuring a front view of Queen Victoria, to the use of advertising on the back of stamps. Pictorial stamps are also very common and widely collected, with popular stamps featuring New Zealand lakes, mountains and native birds. 

One of the rarest New Zealand stamps is the Lake Taupo invert, a bicoloured 1904 4d which was printed with either the frame or the centre upside down. Only one example of this error is known and was bought by the NZ Post in 1998 for archival collection. Other popular stamps include the Victorian 'Sideface' issues, 'Chalon Head' varieties and the '3d HMS Vanguard' which only has a suspected seven examples still around today.

Explore our range of rare and collectable New Zealand stamps today.

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NEW ZEALAND 1966 SG840a Mint

Stock Code: P09013062

NEW ZEALAND 1940 SGF209w Postal Fiscal

Stock Code: P189017100

NEW ZEALAND 1938 SG607 Mint

Stock Code: P189016673
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NEW ZEALAND 1904 SGD20 Postage Due

Stock Code: P189016620

NEW ZEALAND 1899 SGD14/16 Postage Due

Stock Code: P189016609

NEW ZEALAND 1878 SG181 Mint

Stock Code: P189014100
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NEW ZEALAND 1909 SG410e Used

Stock Code: P189013412
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NEW ZEALAND 1940 SGO148/a Official

Stock Code: P189010730

NEW ZEALAND 1938 SGO134 Official

Stock Code: P189001086
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NEW ZEALAND 1935 SG569ay Used

Stock Code: P14512833