1977 Christmas

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1977 Christmas
Cat. Mint Unhinged Fine Used
7c 'The Holy Family' by Correggio 219a $0.45
16c Stained Glass Window from St Michael's Dunedin 219b $0.70
23c Partridge in a Pear Tree 219c $1.25
Set of 3 219d $2.30
First Day Cover - 5 October 1977 219e $4.25
… Three Stamps : 7c (219a), 16c (219b), 23c (219c)
The 7 cent stamp features a preparative drawing of 'The Holy Family' by Italian painter Antonio Allegri Correggio.

The 16 cent stamp features a stained glass window from the Church of Saint Michael and All Angels in Dunedin. The window features an abstract design with the Madonna and Child.

The 23 cent stamp continues the Christmas Carol theme with 'Partridge in a Pear Tree' from 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' - an English Christmas carol which enumerates a series of increasingly grandiose gifts given on each of the twelve days of Christmas.

The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume VIII
Edited by B. G. Vincent FRPSNZ
Published 1998 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated (ISSN 0-9597883-1-X)
Pages 319 - 321, 342
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