Odawarajo Castle


IssueOdawarajo Castle
Date of Issue27 October 2000 (Heisei 12)
DenominationR436: 50 yenR437: 50 yen
DesignsR436: Castle Tower in AutumnR437: Akaganemon Gate in Spring
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerShimoda Kouichi (illustrator)
Catalog No.R436R437
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Odawara Post Office

Odawarajo Castle, Pane

Issue Odawarajo Castle, Pane
Price500 yen (50 yen x 10)
Sheet Size51.0 x 160.0 millimeters
Sheet10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalogue No.R437P

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

(Small Notes for the Issue)
Odawara Castle was originally built, maintained and expanded as the resident castle of the Hojoes and also the center of the Kanto area. In Edo period, the castle had been the resident castle for some feudal lords maintaining its important position.
R436: Castle Tower and chrysanthemums in Autumn
R437: Akaganemon Gate and ume blossoms in Spring

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