Japanese Architecture Series 1

C2244a C2244b

Issue Japanese Architecture Series 1
First Day January 8, 2016
Value ¥82 x 2
Designs C2244a - Byodoin Hoo-do
C2244b - Former Crown Prince's Palace
(State Guest House, Akasaka Palace)
Designer Maruyama Satoru (stamp designer)
Size 42.0 x 30.0mm, horizontal
Sheet 10 stamps (5 x 2) Sheet
Printing Photogravure in 5 colors, engraving in 1 colors

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

[Note on the Stamps]

This is the first issue of Japanese Architecture Series which introduce prominent architecture in Japan. The engraving printing process is used for the first time in 12 years since the issuance of "Cultural Figures Series" in 2004. The first series depict Byodoin Hoo-do (World Heritage Site) and Former Crown Prince's Palace (State Guest House, Akasaka Palace; National Treasure).

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