The 20th Century Stamp Series 10

C1736a:
"Ringo-no uta"
C1736b:
"Sazae-san"
C1736c:Enforcement of the
Constitution of Japan in 1947
C1736d:Furuhashi Hironoshin
made new world records
C1736e:
Dr. Yukawa Hideki
C1736f:"NHK Kouhaku uta-
gassen" started in 1951
C1736g,C1736h:Comic story "Tetsuwan Atomu"
by Tezuka Osamu started in 1952
C1736i:"Kimino na-wa"
started in 1952
C1736j:"Nijushi-no
hitomi" by Tsuboi Sakae

Issue The 20th Century Stamp Series 10
Date of issue 23 May 2000 ( Heisei 12 )
Values 740 yen ( 50 yen X 2 + 80 yen X 8 )
Quantitiy 7,000,000 Sheets
Designs C1736a:
"Ringo-no uta" (Song of Apple)
C1736b:"Sazae-san" comic strip,
by Hasegawa Machiko started in 1946
C1736c:Enforcement of the
Constitution of Japan in 1947
C1736d:Furuhashi Hironoshin
made new world records
C1736e:Dr. Yukawa Hideki was
awarded the Noble prize for physics
C1736f:"NHK Kouhaku uta-gassen"
started in 1951
C1736g,b1736h:Comic story "Tetsuwan Atomu
(Astro Boy)" by Tezuka Osamu started in 1952
C1736i:
"Kimino na-wa" started in 1952
C1736j:"Nijushi-no hitomi"
by Tsuboi Sakae
Image Area 33.5 X 25.0 millimeters26.0 X 34.2 millimeters
25.0 X 33.5 millimeters25.0 X 33.5 millimeters
25.0 X33.5 millimeters25.0 X 33.5 millimeters
28.05 X 36.5 millimeters28.05 X 36.5 millimeters
25.0 X 33.5 millimeters25.4 X 33.5 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet10 stamps Picture of the sheet
DesignMorita Motoharu
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Takarazuka Post Office

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.



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(Small Notes for the Issue)

C1736a:"Ringo-no uta (song of apple)" (1946).
C1736b:"Sazae-san", comic strip, by Hasegawa Machiko started in 1946.
C1736c:Enforcement of the Constitution of Japan in 1947.
C1736d:Furuhashi Hironoshin made new world records & called "Flying Fish of Fujiyama" at the US outdoor Men's Swimming Championship in 1949.
C1736e:Dr. Yukawa Hideki (1907-1981) was awarded the Nobel prize for physics in 1949.
C1736f:"NHK Kouhaku uta-gassen (men vs woman singing contest by the NHK)" started in 1951.
C1736g,h:Comic story "Tetsuwan Atomu (Astro Boy)" by Tezuka Osamu started in 1952.
C1736i:Radio drama "Kimino na-wa" started in 1952.
C1736j:"Nijushi-no hitomi" by Tsuboi Sakae (1952).