1899 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.
design is simply a large figure in red or pink surrounded by a green frame.
The design was copied from the postage due stamps of Victoria which were
current when the stamps were issued.
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|The Postage Stamps of New Zealand (Volume I) || Edited by R. J. G. Collins and H. T. M. Fathers B.A. B.Sc.|| Published 1938 by The Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated|
| Pages 493 - 502, 597|
|The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume II || Edited by R. J. G. Collins FRPSNZ and C. W. Watts FRPSNZ|| Published 1950 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated|
| Page 238|
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