Colin McCahon 1919-1987

Born in 1919‚ Colin McCahon grew up in Dunedin‚ always knowing he would be a painter. The distinctive power and originality of his images would make McCahon a giant of New Zealand painting, and today he is recognised internationally as one of Aotearoa’s most significant artists.

All images courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.


Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Set of Stamps

Mint set of five gummed stamps.
Price: $12.50

Miniature Sheets

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Miniature Sheet

Mint gummed miniature sheet.
Price: $12.50

First Day Covers

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 First Day Cover

First day cover with set of five gummed stamps affixed.
Price: $13.00

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Miniature Sheet First Day Cover

First day cover with gummed miniature sheet affixed.
Price: $13.00

Presentation Packs

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Presentation Pack

Writer, editor and curator Peter Simpson has published several books on McCahon and curated several McCahon exhibitions. In 2017 Peter received the Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in Non-Fiction. Learn about Colin McCahon’s life with this presentation pack, with copy by Peter Simpson. The pack includes a set of five stamps, a miniature sheet and a first day cover.
Price: $29.90

Single Stamps

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Single Stamp

Single $1.30 'I Am' gummed stamp.
Price: $1.30

Stamp Sheets

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Sheet of Stamps

Sheet of 25 x $1.30 'I Am' gummed stamps.
Price: $32.50

Set Configurations

Colin McCahon 1919-1987 Set Configurations

Set of gummed Plate Blocks.
Price: $75.00