C1611: Shabondama, C1612: Kitaguni-no haru
|Issue||My Favourite Song Series 3|
|Date of Issue||26 January 1998 (Heisei 10)|
|Denominations||C1611: 50 yen||C1612: 80 yen|
|Quantity||20,000,000 copies||20,000,000 copies|
|C1611: Kitaguni-no haru|
(spring in the northern country)
|Image Area||25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical|
in 6 colours
in 5 colours
|Sheet||20 stamps (4 x 5)|
|Designers||C1611: Iwasaki Chihiro||C1612: Hori Fumiko|
|First Day of|
|Morioka Central Post Office|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
My Favourite Song Series 3
C1611: The stamp depicts the song, Shabondama (blowing bubbles), which was composed by Nakayama Shimpei with the words wiritten by Noguchi Ujo. Iwasaki Chihiro, the designer of the stamp was a famous children's picture book illustrator in Japan.
C1612: The stamp depicts the song, Kitaguni-no haru (spring in the northern country), which was composed by Endo Minoru and the words by Ide Haku.