Philatelic Week 2006

C2002a C2002b

Issue Philatelic Week 2006
First Day 20 April 2006
Quantity 6,000,000 sets
Values 80yen x 2
Designs C2002a: Morning glories, by Maruyama Oukyo
C2002b: Puppies, by Maruyama Oukyo
Layout Kanematsu Fumiaki (stamp designer)
Size 25.0 x 35.5 mm
Printing Photogravure in 6 colours
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5)
Printer    National Printing Bureau

The data are based on the publicity of Japan Post.

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[Note on the Stamps]

The stamps depict a part of "Asagao-kushizu-sugito" by Maruyama Oukyo (1733-1795), which has been a part of cedar door originally made for Meigan'in in Nagoya. The painting is in possession of Tokyo National Museum.
There are oval perforation at each side of the stamps and "metallic multi-image" on the background.