Amphilex Exhibition 2002

Amphilex 2002, was a major stamp exhibition held in Amsterdam from 30 August to 3 September.

Issue information

Amphilex 2002, was a major stamp exhibition held in Amsterdam from 30 August to 3 September, celebrating the 150th anniversary of the introduction of the first postage stamps in the Netherlands.

New Zealand Post commemorated this milestone with a special miniature sheet and souvenir exhibition cover. The miniature sheet incorporated two stamps from The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring stamp issue.

Product Listing for Amphilex Exhibition 2002

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Image Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $3.50
Souvenir Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $4.00

Technical information

Date of issue: 30 August 2002
Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by: CommArts Design, Wellington
Cost of miniature sheet: $3.50
Cost of souvenir cover: $4.00
Printer: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
Number of colours: Four process colours
Stamp size and format: 25mm x 50mm (vertical and horizontal)
Perforation gauge: 14 and 14.4
Paper type: De la Rue 103gsm red phosphor stamp paper
Number of stamps: Two
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 29 August 2003.