Flowers of Hokuriku

R655 R656 R657 R658

IssueFlowers of Hokuriku
PrefecturesToyama, Ishikawa, Fukui
First Day1 April 2005
Quantity2,500,000 sets
Value50 yen x 4, se-tenant strip of 4
Designs R655 - Tulip@@@@
R656 - Hydrangea
R657 - Rhododendron
R658 - Lily
Size22.5 x 27.0 mm, vertical
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerKawanishi Shigeharu (Japanese lacquer artist)

The data are based on the Publicity of Japan Post.

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[Note on the Stamps]
The stamps depict the flowers in Toyama, Ishikawa, and Fukui, the three Prefectures of Hokuriku. Turip is the flower of Toyama. Hydrangea and Lily come out in June and July. Rhododendron flowers in April and May in Hokuriku.