My Favourite Song Series 6

C1617: Kono-michi, C1618: Ware-wa umi-no ko

IssueMy Favourite Song Series 6
Date of Issue6 July 1998 (Heisei 10)
DenominationsC1617: 50 yenC1618: 80 yen
Quantity24,000,000 copies each
DesignsC1617: "Kono-michi"
(this way)
C1618: "Ware-wa umi-no ko"
(I am a child of the sea)
Image Area25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignersC1617: You ShoumeiC1618: Murakami Tsutomu
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)

C1617: "Kono-michi (this way)," was composed by Yamada Kousaku (1886-1965), and the words by Kitahara Hakushu (1885-1942).

C1617: "Ware-wa umi-no-ko (I am a child of the sea)," was anonymous.