International Letter-Writing Day


IssueInternational Letter-Writing Day
Date of Issue6 October 2000 (Heisei 12)
Sales PeriodFrom 6 October 2000 to 5 February 2001
DenominationsC1785: 90 yenC1786: 110 yenC1787: 130 yen
QuantityC1785: 10,000,000C1786: 10,000,000C1787: 10,000,000
by Hiroshige
by Hiroshige
by Hiroshige
Image Area42.0 x 30.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 coloursPhotogravure in 5 coloursPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet10 stamps (5 x 2)
LayoutTamaki Akira (public service designer of stamps)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Tokyo Central Post Office

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

(Small Notes for the Issue)
The stamps depict three representative works by Hiroshige (1797-1858), taken from "Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido Road."
C1785: Okabe
C1786: Maisaka
C1787: Okazaki

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