|Issue||¥50 New Year's Stamps for 2014|
|First Day||November 1, 2013|
|Values||N143 - ¥50|
|N145 - ¥50 + 3|
|Designs||N143 - Nakayama doll (earthenware bell) "Dorei-Harukoma"|
|N145 - Nogomi doll (earthenware doll) "Inarigoma"|
|Designer||Nakamaru Hitomi (Stamp designer)|
|Printing||N143 - Photogravure in 5 colors|
|N145 - Photogravure in 6 colors + Typography in 1 color|
|Size||N143 - 18.5mm x 22.5mm, vertical|
|N145 - 22.5 x 48.0mm, vertical|
|Sheet||N143 - 100 stamps (10 x 10)|
|N145 - 50 stamps (10 x 5)|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
|(Small Notes for the issue)|
¥50 New Year's Stamp depict Nakayama doll "Doreiharukoma", a folk toy of Akita prefecture in association with the year of the horse. Nakayama doll, being famous for its bright yet elegant colors, has varieties of dolls such as Kabuki dolls and Festival dolls called Sekku Ningyo.
¥50 New Year's semi postal stamp (selling price : ¥53) with lottery for 2014 depict Nogomi doll "Inarigoma", a folk toy of Saga prefecture in association with the year of the horse. "Inarigoma", first sold at the Yutokuinari shrine as a good luck charm, is a horse with a sacred gem on its back.