Issued today in 1977

New Zealand. Silver Jubilee miniature sheet. Issued 23 February 1977. The miniature sheet is known  imperforate, missing silver, and missing red – the errors are all very scarce. Missing red (pictured with normal) is subtle and affects the Queen’s hair, lips and skin tone. Around eight examples exist.

Issued today in 1971

New Zealand. 15c Maori Fish Hook definitive with sideways watermark (SG926; SC450; CPP13a). Issued 20 January 1971. Recorded varieties include pale chestnut partially missing, inverted watermark, and black shift. The design was reissued 2 August 1976 on unwatermarked paper.


15c Maori Fish Hook normal plus example with black shift