1923 Map Stamp
||Red / Map
||First Day Cover - 1 October 1923
|... 1d (35a)|
In 1923 the New Zealand Government decided that it was time to restore
universal penny postage following its suspension in 1915. The map stamp
was issued to commemorate this. Strangely, however, the one penny dominion
remained on sale and continued to be used after the map stamp was withdrawn
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The map stamp was the first and only stamp impression to
appear preprinted on postal stationery until the 1980s.
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