1975 Christmas

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1975 Christmas
Cat. Mint Unhinged Fine Used
3c 'The Virgin and Child' by Machiavelli 206a $0.45
5c Stained Glass Window from Methodist / Presbyterian Church, Greendale 206b $0.45
10c 'I saw three ships go sailing by' 206c $1.15
Set of 3 206d $1.95
First Day Cover - 1 October 1975 206e $4.25
… Three Stamps : 3c (206a), 5c (206b), 10c (206c)
The 3 cent stamp features 'The Virgin and Child' by the Italian painter Zanobi di Jacopo di Piero Machiavelli which is currently owned by the Dunedin Art Gallery.

The 5 cent stamp features a stained glass window from the Combined Methodist and Presbyterian Church in Greendale, Canterbury.

The 10 cent stamp has a graphic design based on the carol 'I Saw Three Ships Go Sailing By', a popular 17th century Christmas carol from England. The doves symbolise peace and are not referred to in the carol.

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 317 - 318, 342
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