New Year's Stamps for 2002

N91(50 yen) N92(80 yen)

IssueNew Year's Stamps for 2002
First DayNovember 15, 2001
Values50 yen80 yen
Quantity50,000,000 copies10,000,000 copies
DesignsSedge Horse Loaded with RiceRed Horse of Kira
Size18.5 x 25.5 mm21.5 x 25.5 mm
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 coloursPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet100 stamps (10 x 10)20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignersKaifuchi Junko (traditional painter)Uchida Etsuyo (designer)
Catalog No.N91N92
First Day of
Issue Postmarks
Arai Post Office (hand struck one)
Nishio Post Office

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

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(Small Note for the Issue)
The sedge horse is a characteristic work of the region of Arai, Niigata Prefecture.
Red Horse of Kira, Nishio, Aichi Prefecture, is made from sawdust and seaweed blue.