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Many values exist, varying from 1 p to 10 Pounds (often in two or more colours, or different value inscriptions).
It seems that values higher than 10 Pounds were printed on demand, example:
(An extremely high value: 'Twenty-two thousand six hundred and sixty-severn pounds.')
(Issued in 1868, reduced size)
Queen in circle:
Queen in ellipse:
Queen in circle, different type:
Queen in square:
('FINE PAID': 1888 and 'NOT LIABLE': 1881, reduced sizes)
(Overprinted 'FINE PAID')
(3 Sh overprinted 'COUNTERPART': 1880, reduced size)
(Overprinted 'DENOTING', reduced size)
For more infomation about these Stamp Duties, the interested reader is referred to the Forbin catalogue or the Barefoot catalogue of British Commonwealth Revenues.
('STAMP DUTY N.Z.', 1 p lilac, issued in 1878)
The above stamp also exists in 1 p blue. The 1 p blue exists postally used (this was authorised by the authorities in 1882). It seems that a very limited amount of 1 p lilac stamps was also used postally.
These stamps were issued in 1876 and exist in the following values: 1 Sh green, 2 Sh red, 3 Sh blue, 5 Sh red, 6 Sh blue, 10 Sh red, 20 Sh yellow, 1 Pound, 3 Pounds, 5 Pounds and 10 Pounds.
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These stamps were issued in 1877 and exist in the following values: 1 Sh, 2 Sh, 3 Sh, 4 Sh, 5 Sh, 6 Sh, 8 Sh, 10 Sh, 15 Sh, 20 Sh, 3 Pounds, 5 Pounds and 10 Pounds.
About 15 different stamps were issued in the above design.
Besides the 6 p blue stamp, I have also seen a 4 Sh 6 p red in a similar design. The values 9 p yellow, 1 Sh 3 p red, 2 Sh 6 p green, 6 Sh 9 p olive, 7 Sh violet, 7 Sh 6 p brown, 9 Sh green and 13 Sh brown should also exist.
In 1900 a stamp with inscription 'Discount Stamp' was issued in the colour grey and value 1/4 p. Sorry, no picture available yet.