1971 First Satellite Station in New Zealand

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1971 First Satellite Station in New Zealand
Cat. Mint Unhinged Fine Used
8c Satellite Earth Station Dish 176a $0.90
10c Satellite in Space 176b $0.90
Set of 2 individual stamps 176c $1.70
First Day Cover - 14 July 1971 176d $4.50
... 8c (176a), 10c (176b)

This issue commemorates the opening of the first satellite earth station in New Zealand - near Warkworth, around 80 kilometers north of Auckland.

The coloured dots on both stamps represented existing satellite earth stations in the Pacific. The New Zealand station is represented with a white dot.
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