Cherry Blossoms in Takato

IssueCherry Blossoms in Takato
Date of IssueMarch 3, 2000 ( Heisei 12 )
Denomination80 yen
DesignCherry Blossoms in Takato
Size22.5 X 33.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colors
Sheet20 stamps ( 4 X 5 )
DesignerIsawa Kiyoshi (graphic designer)
Sold atPost offices in Nagano, Niigata, and the
appointed post offices
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Takato Post Office

Cherry Blossoms in Takato Pane

IssueCherry Blossoms in Takato Pane
Price800 yen ( 80 X 10 )
Pane Size51.0 X 190.0 millimeters
Sheet10 stamps ( 2 X 5 )
Catalog NO. R389P

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog ( JSCA ) and SAKURA Catalog number are adopted.

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( Small Notes for the Issue )

Takato is famous for the cherry blossoms at the site of Takato Castle, where about 1,500, trees of "Takato Kohigan-zakura," unique species of the
cherry blossom at the area. The site has been appointed to be a Natural Monument of the prefecture.