Seasonal Splendolrs in Tokyo VI

R664a R664b R664c R664d

Issue Seasonal Splendors in Tokyo VI
Prefecture Tokyo
First Day 1 June 2005
Quantity 19,000,000 sets
Value 50 yen x 4, se-tenant strip of 4
Designs R664a - "Ebine" orchid
R664b - Crinum
R664c - Kerria
R664d - Azalea
Size 22.5 x 27.0 mm, vertical
Printing Photogravure in 5 colours
Sheet 20 stamps (4 x 5)
Designer Kagawa Gentarou (traditional painter)
Printer National Printing Bureau

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[Note on the Stamps]
This is the sixth issue of the series depicting floral emblems of autonomous bodies in Tokyo, which started in 2000. In Tokyo, "Ebine" orchid flowers in April and May. Crinum is at its best from July to September. Kerria is in full bloom from March to May. Azalea comees out in May and June.