|Issue||¥82 New Year's Stamps for 2016|
|First Day||October 29, 2015|
|Values||N153 - ¥82|
|N155 - ¥82 + 3|
|Designs||Tosa Washi Shikkui Hariko Kodaki-Saru|
|Designer||Yamada Yasuko (stamp designer)|
|Printing||N153 - Photogravure in 5 colors|
|N155 - Photogravure in 6 colors + Typography in 1 color|
|Size||N153 - 18.5 x 22.5mm, vertical|
|N155 - 22.5 x 48.0mm, vertical|
|Sheet||N153 - 20 stamps (4 x 5)|
|N155 - 50 stamps (10 x 5)|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
[Note on the Stamps]
¥ 82 New Year's stamp and ¥ 82 + 3 New Year's semi postal stamp with lottery for 2016 depict a papier-mache doll "Tosa Washi Shikkui Hariko Kodaki-Saru", a folk toy of Kochi prefecture in association with the year of the monkey. This toy is based on "Kosen-Ningyo"doll, whose creaters have not existed since 1993.
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