Philatelic Week 1998
|Issue||Philatelic Week 1998|
|Date of Issue||17 April 1998 (Heisei 10)|
painted by Kobayashi Kokei
|Image Area||30.0 x 42.0 mm, vertical|
|Printing||Photogravure in 6 colours|
|Sheet||10 stamps (2 x 5)|
|First Day of|
|Osaka Central Post Office|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog number is
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(Small Notes for the Issue)
A week from 20 April is the Philatelic Week in Japan. The first commemorative stamp of the Philatelic Week was issued on 1 November 1947 (C115).
This year the stamp depicts "Keshi (poppies)" painted in 1921 by Kobayashi Kokei (1883-1957), which is now in possession of Tokyo National Museum, Ueno, Japan.