Bank of New Zealand – Invercargill

The Bank of New Zealand opened its first branch in Auckland in October 1861. It then expanded into most towns and cities, becoming one of New Zealand’s largest banks.

Printed: c.189_

Print Type: Receipt of Letter Acknowledgement

Card: QV 1d Blue (Samuel: AA.6a)

Notes: While the majority of branches appeared to have used a standard form card (see Bank of New Zealand) and added their name either by hand or using a stamp, Invercargill had specific cards printed with their name.

Printed: c.1893

Print Type: Receipt of Letter Acknowledgement

Card: QV 1d Blue (Samuel: AA.6a)

Notes: A further card printed for use at Invercargill. Dates of use suggest the two cards were in use at the same time.