Niue 2012 Shells

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 11th April 2012
  • four values and a miniature sheet
  • Design: from paintings by John Henry Tagaloailuga (1990) of shells collected by his father Herman Tagaloailuga from Niue's Hikutavaki reef
  • Printed by: Stamps and Collectables, NZ Post, Whanganui
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 30mm x width 40mm. Miniature sheet format height 90mm x width 110mm
  • Perforations: 13.5 x 13.3

Shells[edit]


$1.20 ~ map cowrie, Leporicypraea mappa
$1.40 ~ geography cone, Gastridium geographus
$1.70 ~ partridge tun, Tonna perdix
$2.00 ~ tiger cowrie, Cypraea tigris


Sheet stamps[edit]

$1.20
$1.40
$1.70
$2.00

Miniature Sheet[edit]

Miniature sheet