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27th National Athletic Meeting of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the 27th Japan Championships in Athletics, Kagoshima, Kyushu : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 22, 1972 Issued for : To commemorate the 27th National Athletic Meeting held October 22-27, 1972 in Kagoshima Prefecture, a 10 yen postage stamp has been issued. Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 20 Yen Size of impression : 35.5 mm x 25 mm Quantity […]

Japanese Girl Scouts

A commemorative postage stamp on the Golden Jubilee of the Girl Scouts of Japan (JSG) : Issued by Japan Issued on Jul 26, 1970 Issued for : Half century has passed since the Girl Scouts was organized in 1920 for the first time in Japan. To honour its golden jubilee, a 15 yen commemorative stamp will be issued. Design : Girl Scout Designer : Takao Yamanouchi […]

Japan World Exposition 1970

Complete set of 3 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Expo ’70, Osaka, Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Mar 14, 1970 Issued for : To commemorate the Japan World Exposition 1970 held in Senri, Osaka, March 15 to September 13, 1970, the following three postage stamps have been released. Design : (A) Fireworks at the Exposition. (B) The Earth with […]

Japan on International Labour Organizati...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Anniversary of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 26, 1969 Issued for : To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the International Labour Organization, a special 15 yen postage stamp will be issued. Design : A worker. Designer : Saburo Watanabe Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 15 Yen Printing colour : Multicolour Size of impression […]

Surume-Ika : Japan Fish Series No. 11

A postage stamp on the Fish Series : Japanese Flying Squid (Todarodes pacificus) : Issued by Japan Issued on Jun 30, 1967 Issued for : The SURUME-IKA (Ammostrephes sloani pacificus) is a species of the squid, having a cylindrical body about 30 centimeters long with a pair of triangular fins near its tapering end, and its head ending in ten arms […]

Modern Western-Style Architecture in Jap...

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Western–Style Architectures in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Aug 15, 1983 Issued for : As the 9th in the Modern Western-style Architecture in Japan Series, two 60 yen postage stamps were issued on August 15, 1983. Design : (A) Main building of the main branch of the former DAIGOJYUKU NATIONAL BANK (Important Cultural […]

Modern Western-Style Architecture in Jap...

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Western–Style Architectures in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Jun 23, 1983 Issued for : As the 8th in the Modern Western-style Architecture in Japan Series, two 60 yen postage stamps were issued on June 23, 1983. Design : (A) Hohei Hall (Important cultural property, Nishi 4-chome, Minami Juichijo, Chuo-ku, Sapporo–shi) This building was […]

Modern Japanese Art Series XIV

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Paintings of Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 24, 1982 Issued for : Two 60 yen postage stamps were issued on November 24, 1982, as No. 14 of the Modern Japanese Art Series. Design : (A) The Sarasvati (property of the Munakata Block Print Museum) Shiko Munakata (1903-1975), born in Aomori, came up […]

Modern Japanese Art Series XI

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Arts in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 27, 1981 Issued for : Two 60 yen postage stamps were issued on November 27, 1981, as the modern Japanese art series XI. Design : (A) Portrait of Reiko (Property of Tokyo National Museum) Ryusei Kishida (1891-1929) was born in Tokyo and while displaying his works […]

Japanese Song Series III

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Japanese Songs : Issued by Japan Issued on Jan 28, 1980 Issued for : Two 50 yen postage stamps have been issued on January 28, 1980, as the Japanese Song Series III. Design : “Fuyugeshiki“, or Wintry Scene, was written and composed in 1913 for the 5th graders of Elementary School Children, though both the […]

Modern Japanese Art Series I

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Arts in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on May 30, 1979 Issued for : As the first in the Modern Japanese Art Series of Postage Stamps, two 50 yen postage stamps have been issued on May 30, 1979. Design : (A) A STATUE OF THE MERCIFUL MOTHER KANNON (AVALOKITESVARA) (Designated as an important cultural […]

Steam Locomotive Series V : “Class 7100”

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Japanese Steam Locomotives (5th Issue) : Issued by Japan Issued on Jun 10, 1975 Issued for : As the 5th issue of the Steam Locomotive Series, 2 kinds of 20 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be released depicting the S.L.’s “Class 7100” and “Class 150”. Designer : Saburo Watanabe Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination : 20 Yen each […]

Steam Locomotive Series IV : “Class 9600

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Japanese Steam Locomotives (4th Issue) : Issued by Japan Issued on May 15, 1975 Issued for : As the 4th in the Steam Locomotive Series 2 kinds of 20 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) have been issued depicting the S.L.’s “Class 9600” and “Class C51” respectively. Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination : 20 Yen each Stamp […]

Katsuo : Japan Fish Series No. 4

A postage stamp on the Fish Series : Skipjack Tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) : Issued by Japan Issued on May 16, 1966 Issued for : As the fourth of the Fish Series, a special postage stamp having for its subject, the KATSUO was issued to be on sale at all post offices throughout Japan. Design : KATSUO Designer : Mr. M. Hashimoto Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 10 Yen Printing Process : Photogravure

Japan on New Year 1965

A special issue of the New Year Greeting Stamp for 1965 : Issued by Japan Issued on Dec 15, 1964 Issued for : The mascot known as the “straw snake”, formerly sold in the precinct of Asakusa Shrine, Tokyo, has been chosen to provide the design of the five-yen New Year Stamp for 1965, popularly the year of […]

Japan on Letter Writing Day 1994

A postage stamp to mark the Letter Writing Day 1994 : Issued by Japan Issued on Jul 22, 1994 Stamp Design : “Kirin–no–Tegami” (Giraffe’s Letter) Layout Designer : Yutaka Sugita Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 80 Yen About :  Letter Writing Day was set in 1979 by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. Letter Writing Day souvenir sheets have been issued since […]

Japan on Jaycees International World Con...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 35th World Congress of the International Junior Chamber of Commerce, Osaka : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 8, 1980 Issued for : A 50 yen postage stamp has been issued on November 8, 1980, to commemorate the 35th Jaycees International World Congress to be held from November 9 through 15 in Osaka, participated by […]

Japanese Quarantine System

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Quarantine System in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Jul 14, 1979 Issued for : A postage stamp will be issued to commemorate the first one hundred years of Japan‘s quarantine system. There are now approximately 100 quarantine stations in Japan. In 1977, 6,500,000 persons, arriving via approximately 45,000 boats and 37,000 […]

Japan on SICOT

A commemorative postage stamp on the 14th World Congress of the International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT), Kyoto : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 16, 1978 Issued for : The 50 yen postage stamp with a design of the artificial joint and the symbolic mark of orthopedic surgery has been issued in commemoration of the 14th […]

 
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