Stamps on Twelve Days of Christmas – New Zealand 1986.

Stamps on Twelve Days of Christmas – New Zealand 1986.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Twelve Days of Christmas Carols on 17 Sep 1986.

25c – On the First Day of Christmas -Patridge & Tree

55c – On the Second Day of Christmas -Turtle doves

25c – On the Third Day of Christmas -French Hens

NZ 87 XMAS
NEW ZEALAND 1987 – TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS.

 

Postage Due Stamps – Gibraltar 1984

Postage Due Stamps – Gibraltar 1984

Postage due is a term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. Postage Due stamp is a stamp added to an underpaid piece of mail to indicate the extra postage due.

Gibraltar issued a set of seven Postage Due stamps on 02 Jul 1984. It features Gibraltar Coat of Arms on posthorn.

GIBRALTAR P DUE 1
GIBRALTAR 1984-POSTAGE DUE
GIBRALTAR P DUE 2
GIBRALTAR 1984-POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

Postage Due Stamps –Kenya

Postage Due Stamps –Kenya

Postage due is a term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. Postage Due stamp is a stamp added to an underpaid piece of mail to indicate the extra postage due.

Kenya has issued Postage Due stamps with numerals from 1963 to 1998. A set of six is listed.

KENYA P DUE 1
KENYA POSTAGE DUE
KENYA P DUE 2
KENYA POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

Postage Due Stamps Rhodesia 1965.

Postage Due Stamps – Rhodesia 1965

Postage due is a term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. Postage Due stamp is a stamp added to an underpaid piece of mail to indicate the extra postage due.

The First Postage Due stamps were issued by  France in 1859  affixed at delivery before being dispatched to recipients. Some countries used regular stamps also. They were sometimes not affixed to individual letters but to bulk mail wrappers or to the top letter on the wrapper.

A number of countries issued postage used stamps with inscription such as “Postage Due”, “Porto” etc. A number of countries have discontinued the use of Postage due stamps. Britain issued theirs in 1914 continued the same design till 1970 and discontinued in 2000. The USA terminated its use in 1986.

This field of Philately is also unique as postally used “Postage Due Stamps ” with date cancellations , wrappers etc make an interesting collection. Some postal administrations sold mint stamps, FDCs,etc to Philatelists which are also available for study and collection.

Postage Due stamps issued by Rhodesia on 17 July 1965. The theme on stamps is Posthorn.

RHODESIA P DUE 1
RHODESIA 1965-POSTAGE DUE STAMPS
RHODESIA P DUE 2
RHODESIA 1965-POSTAGE DUE STAMPS

Stamps on St John Ambulance – New Zealand 1985.

Stamps on St John Ambulance – New Zealand 1985.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Centenary of St John Ambulance in New Zealand on 16 Jan 1985.

NZ 85 JOHN AMB
NEW ZEALAND 1985- ST JOHN AMBULANCE.

Stamps on Music – New Zealand 1986.

Stamps on Music – New Zealand 1986.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Music in New Zealand on 05 Nov 1986.

30c- Conductor                                 60c – Brass Band

NZ 86 MUSIC 1
NEW ZEALAND 1986-MUSIC

80c- Pipe Band                                 $1 -Guitar.

NZ 86 MUSIC 2
NEW ZEALAND 1986 -MUSIC

Stamps on Children’s Paintings – New Zealand 1986.

Stamps on Children’s Paintings – New Zealand 1986.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Children’s paintings & Health Stamps on 30 Jul 1986.

30c +3c – Children’s play Football     30c+3c – Skipping   45c+3c – At Play

NZ 86 CHILDREN 1
NEW ZEALAND 1986 -HEALTH STAMPS & CHILDREN’S PAINTINGS.
NZ 86 CHILDREN 2
NEW ZEALAND 1986 – HEALTH STAMPS & CHILDREN’S PAINTINGS.