New Zealand
Stamp Errors

1960 Pictorials


1960 1/2d Manuka

O1a      Normal O1a(z)      Blue Colour Omitted   ($550)
O1a(y)      Green Colour Omitted   ($1,000) 

1960 1d Karaka

O2a      Normal O2a(z)      Yellow Colour (Berries) Omitted   ($1,250)

1960 2d Kowhai-Ngutu-Kaka

O3a      Normal O3a(z)      Black Colour Omitted   ($1,200)
OV3g      Row 3 Column 1 "E" of ZEALAND looks like an "F"  ($100) O3a(z)      Black Colour Omitted Pair   ($1,200)    (Note a hint of black on bottom stamp)

1960 2 1/2d Titoki

O4a?      Downward shift of Green, Brown & Red   ($100) O4a(u)      Block Of 6 Double Perfs, including Plate Numbers   ($400)

O4a(z)      Missing Brown. Occurred on rightmost column of two sheets. 40 examples known   ($600)
O4a?      Downward shift of Green, Brown & Red, & Doctor Blade Flaw   ($400) O4a?      Major Downward shift of Brown   ($200)
O4a?      Green Colour Shift 3mm to the Left     ($400)
O4a(y)      Green Colour Omitted, bottom of row 1, completely on rows 2 & 3, top of row 4   ($3,000) O4a(y)      Green Colour Omitted     ($750)
O4a Plate Normal
O4a(x) Missing Red Berries from Plate 1A or 1B   ($9,000) O4a(x) Missing Red Berries from Plate 4A or 4B   ($9,000)

1960 3d Kowhai

O5a      Normal O5a(z)      Yellow Omitted   ($425) O5a(y)      Brown Omitted   ($425)
O5a(x)      Green Omitted   ($675) O5a?      Brown shift up, Yellow shift down   ($100) O5a(x) strip. 1st Left Green Omitted, 2nd Left 90% Green Omitted, then Normal   ($925)

1960 4d Hibiscus (Puarangi)

O6a(y)      Buff Colour Omitted   ($5,000)

One sheet of the 4d was found with buff colour missing completely from rows 17, 18 & 19 of the sheet. There are 12 columns on the sheet,
therefore there were 36 stamps in total with the missing buff. This is the proving piece that also shows the missing buff colour bar in the selvedge.

The error came from Plate 1111, because Plates 1221 & 2333 have the colour bars Plum & Green swapped around.

O6a(v)      Three Colours (Blue, Green & Plum) offset on back   ($750) 

1960 5d Mountain Daisy

O7a      Normal O7a(z)      Yellow Colour Omitted  ($1,000)
O7a(z) & O7a(za)      Yellow shift one complete row downwards making top two missing yellow and the yellow shift continuing into the bottom selvedge   ($5,000)
O7a      Yellow Upward Shift (appears as if Yellow missing)  ($125) O7a      Yellow Upward Shift (Yellow just visible on White Petal)  ($125)
O7a      Black colour shift to the left  ($45)  

1960 6d Clematis

O8a(z)      Lilac Colour Omitted on Bottom Stamp, Top Stamp Normal   ($700) O8a(y)      Olive Colour Omitted   ($700) 
 O8a   A copy of the stamp on thick unwatermarked paper showing only the Green colour.
It is not missing the colours, Olive and Lilac, it is from one of the printers trial colour separation sheets.

1960 7d Koromiko

O9a   Normal O9a(x)   All colours offset   ($750)

1960 9d New Zealand Flag

O11a(z)      Strip Of 3 Red Omitted 1 Full, 1 Partial, 1 Normal   ($2,000)
O11a?      All Colours Offset

1960 1s 3d Trout

O13a      Normal O13a(z)      Carmine Colour Omitted   ($1,400) O13a      Brown Colour Shift to the Right   ($150)

1963 1s 9d Aerial Topdressing (Multicolour)

O15b      Normal O15b(x)      Pair, major red colour shift (20mm to right)   ($500)

1960 2s Maori Rock Drawing

O16a  Normal O16b(x)   Black Colour Offset on back    ($600) O16a(??)      Unlisted,    "Gutless Wonder" error   ($250)

1960 2s 6d Butter Making

O17a      Normal O17a(z)      Yellow Colour Omitted on top stamp and slight trace on bottom stamp   ($2,500)


New Zealand Stamp Errors