New Zealand 2012 The Hobbit

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 1st November 2012
  • six values in various formats
  • Designed by: Stamps and Collectables, New Zealand Post
  • Printed by: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, New Zealand, or Australia Post Sprintpak (self-adhesives)
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations: 14 x 14.4 (gummed stamps) or die cut 11.25 x 11.25


The Hobbit, first part of trilogy: An Unexpected Journey


70c ~ Bilbo Baggins, played by Martin Freeman
$1.40 ~ Gollum, played by Andy Serkis
$1.90 ~ Gandalf, played by Ian McKellen
$2.10 ~ Thorin Oakenshield, played by Richard Armitage
$2.40 ~ Radagast, played by Sylvester McCoy
$2.90 ~ Elrond, played by Hugo Weaving

gummed Sheet stamps

set of six gummed sheet stamps

Self-adhesive stamps

  • sold on flat panel with six stamps affixed
set of six self-adhesive stamps

Self-adhesive Booklet ($14.90)

self-adhesive booklet with ten stamps
cover of self-adhesive booklet


Miniature Sheets (set of six, sold at premium price of $14.90)

Miniature sheet 70c
Miniature sheet $1.40
Miniature sheet $1.90
Miniature sheet $2.10
Miniature sheet $2.40
Miniature sheet $2.90