Stamp: New Zealand One Shilling
18 Jul 1855
One postage stamp, New Zealand Postage, one shilling with postmark. Printed by Perkins, Bacon and Company, London. Watermark large star. Of this value 8,000 were issued. The paper is found more or less bleuté because of a chemical reaction between ferric oxide in the ink and potassium ferrocyanide in the paper’s sizing.
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