1990 Stamp World London

Captain Cook's early chart of New Zealand featuring the 50c 'Endeavour' stamp from the 'Heritage - the Ships' stamp issue was produced to commemorate the 1990 Stamp World Exhibition in London in May 1990.

Issue information

New Zealand Post attended the 1990 Stamp World Exhibition in London in May 1990. A miniature sheet was produced to commemorate the occasion incorporating the 50c 'Endeavour' stamp from the 'Heritage - the Ships' stamp issue, against a background design reproducing Captain Cook's early chart of New Zealand.

Product listing for 1990 Stamp World London

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $1.30
Miniature Sheet First Day Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $1.55

Technical information

Date of issue: 3 May 1990
Designers: Alan Hollows, Stamps Business, Wellington
Printers: Leigh-Mardon, Australia
Process: Lithography
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 31 May 1991.