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New Zealand Wine Post Catalogue 1990-1992

This is the earliest page of the archive catalogue of Wine Post stamps including pages for the Antarctica Post and Oceania Nations issues. The only stamps priced for sale here are those on current issue which are on the home page. To purchase the back issues of New Zealand Wine Post, Antarctica Post and Oceania Nations stamps, covers etc please go to STAMPSHOP using the navigation bar above. For current Antarctica Post stamps go to ANTARCTICA POST and for Oceania Nations go to OCEANIA NATIONS POSTAGE on the navigation bar at the top of this page.
    

ORANGE WINEBIRD

Oct, 1990

WP# 0

Forerunner issue

Issue &Type: Postage trial Definitive.
Denominations: 1.00 postage
Perforations: 12 perf
Format: 24 stamp circular sheets. 6 stamp mini-sheet. 28 stamp sheets.

Issue Date & City: Oct 10, 1990. Dunedin.
Printer: Southern Print.
Paper Type: unwatermarked, wetable gum.
Artwork & orientation: Black lithograph. Verticle. Horizontal Area perf to perf: (w x h):

Various covers.
  
The 1980 Early stamps of the Wine Post were issued at the Berwick St Winery and are known as Forerunners issues. Mint examples of these are scarce. They are an important part of the historical foundation of the Winery and the Wine Post which was however, not called the Wine Post until 1990. What follows is a simplified list of these Forerunner stamps: The 12 cent red Purakanui Royal Yacht Club roulette perforated self-adhesive. The 1985 sepia 1 Bottle Halley's Comet arabic gummed postage stamp. 1985-1989 Westons Postage & Revenue bottle values imperforate and arabic gummed black issues of various wine label designs. 1989 Postage Paid 1 Dollar black imperforate winebird stamp 1990. The postally used trial Orange Winebird 1 dollar perforated and gummed issue 1990.

 

   
 

WINE BIRD

Dec 8,1990

WP#1

 

Issue &Type: Wine Bird Definitive.
Denomination & Type of Issue: 1.00 postage. Color- Burgundy
Perforations: 12 Perf
Format: Sheets of 24 in 'circular shape. Mini-sheets of 6. (A & B.)
Printer: Copyright Dunedin

First Day Covers.

Type1: Powder Blue First Day of Issue special cache and cancellation

Type2: Long white Pictorial First Day Cover. Type 3: Short white FDC cover.

       
       
DODGE DELIVERY

May 6, 1991

WP#2

 


 

Issue &Type: Dodge Delivery Definitive.
Denomination & Type of Issue: 2 Glass (2G) postage. Color- Dodge Blue.
Perforations: 12 Perf
Format: Mini-sheets of 6.
Printer: Copyright Dunedin

Type 1: This long Pictorial First Day Cover.

Type 2: Long white Pictorial First Day Cover.

Type 2: Short white Pictoria Cover.

       
   
 

GUERNSEY LADY

May 30, 1991

WP#3

 

 

Issue &Type: Guernsey lady~ Definitive.
Denomination & Type of Issue: 5 Glass (5G) International Postage. Color- Magenta.
Perforations: 12 Perf
Format: Mini-sheets of 8.
Printer: Copyright

Type 1: Long white Pictorial First Day Cover.

Type 2: Short white Pictorial FDC.

   
 
   
 

AIRSHOW

Feb 15, 1992

WP# 4

 

Issue &Type: Airmail Commemorative.
Denomination & Type of Issue: 2Glass (2G) postage. Color- sky blue.
Perforations: 12 Perf
Format: Sheet block of 4
Printer: Copyright Dunedin

Type1: Pictorial First Day Cover.

Type 2: Short white Pictorial FDC.

First issued at Dunedin Airport.

Flown Covers

Signed Covers

 

   
 

 

    

SUMMER FLOWERS & WINES

December 10, 1992

WP# 5a

WP# 5b

WP# 5c

WP# 5d

Issue &Type: Multi-color. Definitive.
Denominations: 2:3:4:5 Glass values.
Perforations: 12 perf
Format: Se-Tenant strips of four stamps.

Issue Date & City: Dec 10, 1991. Dunedin.
Printer: University: Rainbow: Weston Winery.
Paper Types: unwatermarked,wetable gum. And pre-gummed. Artinova.
Artwork & orientation: Water color original -horizontal Area perf to perf: (w x h): 43mm x 30mm
Pictorial First Day Cover
   

1980 Early stamps of the Berwick St Winery The 12 cen