Centenary of Friendship between Japan and Argentina


IssueCentenary of Friendship between
Japan and Argentina
Date of Issue2 December 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination80 yen
Quantity25,000,000 copies
Image Area28.05 x 38.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerSasaki Gorou
LayoutTamaki Akira
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Tokyo Central Post Office

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Formal relations between Japan and Argentina started with the signing of a treaty of amity and commerce on 3 February, 1898. The relationship between the two countries has always been friendly. In June 1997, Emperor and Empress of Japan visited Argentina. Kaoliang, sweet corn, seafood and aluminum have been the major export of Argentina to Japan while Japan has exported machinery, electric goods and cars to Argentina.