The 50th Anniversary of the Admission to UNESCO

IssueThe 50th Anniversary of the Admission to UNESCO
First DayJuly 2, 2001
Value80 yen
Quantity12,000,000 copies
DesignJapanese Flowers in Summer and Pigeons
Size25.5 x 51.0 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colors
Sheet10 stamps ( 5 x 2 )
DesignerArai Sonoko ( illustrator )
LayoutHoshiyama Ayaka ( public service designer )
Catalog No.C1823
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Tokyo Central Post Office

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

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(Small Note for the Issue)

The constitution of UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, was signed in London on November 16, 1945, and came into force on November 4, 1946. Japan was admitted to it on July 2, 1951, signaling its returnj to the community of nations after World War II.