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Ship Series V : “Asama-Maru” & “Kinai-Ma

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Historic Ships: Issued by Japan Issued on Jun 1, 1976 Issued for : As the fifth of the Ship Series, two 50 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be issued each showing “Asama-maru” and “Kinai-maru”. Picture : Asama-maru was one of three ships the Nippon Yusen Shipping Company built to be put on […]

Ship Series IV : “Taisei-Maru” & “Tenyo-

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Historic Ships: Issued by Japan Issued on Apr 12, 1976 Issued for : As the 4th of the Ship Series two 50 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be released featuring “Taisei-maru” and “Tenyo-maru” respectively. Picture : Taisei-maru was a large barque with 4 masts built in 1903 as navigation training boat attached […]

Ship Series III : “Sengoku-Bune” & “Shoh

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Historic Ships: Issued by Japan Issued on Mar 11, 1976 Issued for : As the third of the Ship Series, two kinds of 50 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be issued depicting respectively “Sengoku-bune” and “Shohei-maru”. Picture : Sengoku–bune, formally called “Bezai–sen“, was the large freighter of Japanese style that played the leading part […]

Ship Series II : “Goshuinsen” & “Tenchim

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Historic Ships : Issued by Japan Issued on Sep 25, 1975 Issued for : As the second of the Japanese ship series, two 20 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be issued featuring “Goshuin-sen” and “Tenchi-maru” respectively. Picture : Goshuin–sen was a large-sized foreign trader authorized by the shogunate. It was active in trade with Southeast Asia […]

 
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