10-yen Definitive Stamp

Issue 10-yen Definitive Stamp
Nipponia nippon
First Day February 2, 2015
Values ¥10 x 1
Designs Nipponia nippon
Designer Hoshiyama Ayaka (stamp designer)
Printing Photogravure in 3 colors
Size 18.5 x 22.5 mm, vertical
Sheet 100 stamps (10 x 10)
Catalogue No. 705

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

[Note on the Stamps]
New definitive stamps were issued, following the design theme of revised definitive stamps issued on 2014 March 3, "The Nature of Japan." The motif of 10-yen definitive stamp is Nipponia nippon, family of Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae. This species has become extinct in Japan, however, reintroduction project is being tried in Sado Island with a pair of birds brought from China.

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