New Zealand 2012 Beijing Stamp Exhibition

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 2nd November 2012
  • three values in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Bananaworks, Auckland (stamps), and Stamps Business, NZ Post (overall miniature sheet)
  • Printed by: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 30mm. Miniature sheet height 90mm x width 120mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.5
  • Notes. The three stamps in this miniature sheet were also in the 2012 Year of the Dragon miniature sheet issued 5th January 2012, but in a different perforation

60c ~ orange dragon and chinese character for ‘dragon’, from the Xi Xia Song stone monument (China)
$1.90 ~ dragon lantern used in Auckland Lantern Festival
$2.40 ~ stylised swallows flying over (illustration of) Dunedin Railway Station
miniature sheet ~ contains the three designs
Border: photograph of Dunedin Railway Station (where many Chinese immigrants to New Zealand arrived) in spring

Miniature Sheet

miniature sheet