Philatelic Week 2005

IssuePhilatelic Week 2005
First Day20 April 2005
Value80 yen
Quantity16,000,000 copies
Design"Daikei-shiyu-zu" (picture of great cock and hen) by Itou Jakuchu (1716-1800)
Size30.0 x 45.0 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colors
Sheet10 stamps (2 x 5)
LayoutKanematsu Fumiaki (stamp designer)
Catalog No. C1969
Printer   National Printing Bureau

The data are based on the publicity of Japan Post.

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[Note on the Stamp]
The stamp depicts a part of "Daikei-shiyu-zu," which is one of the thirty paintings entitled "Doushokusaie" in possession of Imperial Household Agency. There are micro-letters read "JAPAN POST 2005" and "metallic multi-image" on the background. Each micro-letter measures 0.3 mm across.