1902 Postage Due
Postage due stamps were used in New Zealand from the 1st of December 1899
to speed up the collection of short-paid postage. The stamps were applied
by the post office delivering the mail. The value that was charged was
normally double the amount of postage the mail was short by.
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probably as a result of plate wear, the low value postage due stamps were
redesigned in 1902 while high values from the 1899 issue continued in use
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