Philatelic Week 2008

C2035a C2035b
C2035c C2035d C2035e

Issue Philatelic Week 2008
First Day April 18, 2008
Value 80 yen x 5, se-tenant
Designs C2035a - "Sakura ni Shokin Zu" (Cherry Blossoms and Bird)
C2035b - "Botan ni Cho Zu" (Peony and Butterfly)
C2035c - "Uchu no Yanagi ni Shirasagi Zu"
(Willow and Egrets in the Rain)
C2035d - "Budo Zu" (Grapes and Mouse)
C2035e - "Iwa ni Umidori Zu" (Rock and Sea Birds)
Designer Kanematsu Fumiaki (stamp designer)
Printing Photogravure in 6 colors
Size 25.0 x 35.5 mm, vertical
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5) Sheet

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

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(Small Notes for the issue)
Based on the Chinese zodiac of this year, "Ne" (mouse), one of the stamps depicts a part of "Budo Zu" by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918), which is an artwork of grapes in a basket and a mouse beside it. Other stamps depict a part of the following artworks from "Kacho Jyunikagetsu Zu". "Sakura ni Shokin Zu", "Botan ni Cho Zu", "Uchu no Yanagi ni Shirasagi Zu", "Iwa ni Umidori Zu". "Metallic multi-image" is applied on the background and oval perforations are put at the center of each side.