Saga International Balloon Fiesta

IssueSaga International Balloon Fiesta
Date of Issue1 November 2000 (Heisei 12)
Denomination80 yen
DesignFloating Balloons
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerNakajima Kiyoshi (traditional painter)
Catalogue No.R440
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Saga Central Post Office

Saga International Balloon Fiesta, Pane

IssueSaga International Balloon Fiesta, Pane
Price800 yen
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalogue No.R440P

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

(Small Notes for the Issue)
Saga International Balloon Fiesta is annually held around the beginning of November in Saga City that more than one hundred balloons compete for the accuracy of the control. The stamp depicts the Kasegawa riverside, where the event takes place and Mt. Tenzan.

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