150th Anniversary of Opening the Port in Japan "Nagasaki"

C2060a C2060b C2060c C2060d
C2060e C2060f
C2060g C2060h C2060i C2060j

Issue 150th Anniversary of Opening the Port in Japan "Nagasaki"
First Day June 2, 2009
Value 80 yen x 10, sheet of ten
Designs C2060a - Kiyou Oura Shinkei-zu 1 (detail)
C2060b - Kiyou Oura Shinkei-zu 2 (detail)
C2060c - Night view of Nagasaki Port 1
C2060d - Night view of Nagasaki Port 2
C2060e - Ships crossing the port 1
C2060f - Ships crossing the port 2
C2060g - Night view of Nagasaki Port 3
C2060h - Oura Church (Important cultural property)
C2060i - Nippon-maru and Megami Bridge
C2060j - Glover Garden and Nagasaki Port
Printing Offset in 6 colors
Size a-f : 28.0 x 35.5 mm
g-j : 25.0 x 35.5 mm
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)
In 1854, The Tokugawa shogunate agreed to open the ports in Hakodate, Niigata, Yokohama, Kobe, and Nagasaki as first international trade ports in Japan. In 1859, first three ports of Hakodate, Yokohama, and Nagasaki were opened. To commemorate its 150th anniversary, stamps depict the painting of those days, a night view of each port, and the incorporating elements of western culture within each city.