New Zealand Braille stamp

New Zealand Post have issued a new set of stamps to celebrate the Year of the Dog, one of which is the country's first Braille stamp.

The issue consists of five stamps, with the 45c featuring the Labrador Retriever and the number 45 in Braille. The other designs are as follows:

German Shepherd 90c
Jack Russell Terrier $1.35
Golden Retriever $1.50
Huntaway $2

The stamps have been designed by Stephen Fuller and were issued on 4 January. The release date coincides with the birthday of Louis Braille, who was born in 1809.

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