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Aitutaki

Monday, June 29, 1903.

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  Aitutaki #1  

Perforated 14, watermark 61, engraved.
Printed by the Government Printing Office in Wellington, New Zealand.

Description Perforation # issued Scott #
½ penny green, red overprint 14 62,400 1
1 penny rose, blue overprint 14 62,400 2
2½ pence blue, red overprint 11 15,360 3
3 pence yellow brown, blue overprint 11 19,440 4
6 pence red, blue overprint 11 14,520 5
1 shilling scarlet, blue overprint 11 11,280 6

All issue quantities are approximate.

The stamps were released in Auckland, New Zealand on June 12, but not sold on Aitutaki until June 29.

Aitutaki is a dependency of New Zealand. It is one of the larger of the Cook Islands at 7 square miles.

Visit The New Zealand Dependencies for much more information.

Image from David Olson.

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