New Zealand
Stamp Booklets

1977 - 1985

Campbell Paterson Stanley Gibbons

From 1977 New Zealand Post started issuing booklets as single panes, housed in a folded cardboard cover,
with the marginal block of stamps adhered to the cover by the selvedge.

Approx
  Value
2009
W11a SB30 1977 $1.00 Booklet (Royal Arms) 20.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 10c Royal Arms. The 10c on the cover of W11a is "sky-blue".  
     
     
W11ay SB30 1977 $1.00 Booklet (Royal Arms) 40.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 10c Royal Arms. The 10c on the cover of W11ay is "greenish-blue".  
     
     
W12a SB29 1977 80c Booklet (Roses) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 8c Josephine Bruce Rose.  
     
     
W13az SB31 1978 $1.00 Booklet (QEII Type A) 25.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 10c Queen Elizabeth II. Perf 14.25 x 13.75. Type A cover has black lettering below the 10c and the blue 'c' is in the top right corner.  
     
     
W13ay SB31a 1978 $1.00 Booklet (QEII Type B) 50.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 10c Queen Elizabeth II. Perf 14.25 x 13.75. Type B cover has black lettering above the 10c and the blue 'c' is in the bottom right corner.  
     
     
W13b SB31b 1979 $1.00 Booklet (QEII) 45.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 10c Queen Elizabeth II. Perf 14.25 x 14.50. A change in perforation size.  
     
     
W14a SB32 1978 $1.20 Booklet (Artifacts) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 12c Putorino Maori Artifact.  
   

 
     
    For booklets W15 through to W23, there were two varieties of each issue.
The second of each had a purchase price 10% higher than the normal price and this was shown on the cover.
These booklets were sold in non-post office outlets, thereby allowing the vendor to collect a commission on the sale.
 
W15a SB33 1980 $1.40 Booklet (Artifacts) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 14c Kotiate Maori Artifact.  
     
     
W15b SB34 1980 $1.54 Booklet (Artifacts) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 14c Kotiate Maori Artifact. Same as W15a, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W16a SB35 1980 $2.00 Booklet (Shells) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 20c Paua Shell.  
     
     
W16az SB35 1980 $2.00 Booklet (Shells) 200.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 20c Paua Shell. There is an * on the selvedge, indicating stamps are from the 1st reprint.  
W16b SB36 1980 $2.20 Booklet (Shells) 15.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 20c Paua Shell. Same as W16a, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W17a SB37 1982 $2.40 Booklet (Map) 20.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 12 3/4 x 12 1/2.  
     
     
W17az SB37 1982 $2.40 Booklet (Map) 50.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 12 3/4 x 12 1/2. As W17a but with part of the printer's imprint on selvedge.  
     
     
W17b SB38 1982 $2.64 Booklet (Map) 20.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 12 3/4 x 12 1/2. Same as W17a, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W17bz SB38 1982 $2.64 Booklet (Map) 50.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 12 3/4 x 12 1/2. Same as W17az, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W18a SB37a 1983 $2.40 Booklet (Map) 45.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 14 1/4 x 14.  
     
     
W18az SB37a 1983 $2.40 Booklet (Map) 65.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 14 1/4 x 14. Part of the printer's imprint on selvedge.  
     
     
W18b SB38a 1985 $2.64 Booklet (Map) 60.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 14 1/4 x 14. Same as W18a, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W18bz SB38a 1985 $2.64 Booklet (Map) 85.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 24c Map Stamp. Perf 14 1/4 x 14. Same as W18az, but with surcharge on cover.  
     
     
W19a SB39 1985 $2.50 Booklet (Queen Royal Portrait) Lake Tekapo Cover 20.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 25c Queen Elizabeth Royal Portrait.  
     
     
W19az SB39 1985 $2.50 Booklet (Queen Royal Portrait) Lake Tekapo Cover 50.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 25c Queen Elizabeth Royal Portrait. Part of the printer's imprint on selvedge.  
     
     
W19b SB40 1985 $2.75 Booklet (Queen Royal Portrait) Tongariro Cover 20.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 25c Queen Elizabeth Royal Portrait. Same contents as W19a, but with surcharge and different cover.  
     
     
W19bz SB40 1985 $2.75 Booklet (Queen Royal Portrait) Tongariro Cover 50.00
    A block of 10 (5 x 2) of the 25c Queen Elizabeth Royal Portrait. Same contents as W19az, but with surcharge and different cover.  
     
     

       

New Zealand Stamp Booklets