My Favourite Song Series 5

C1615: "Nobara", C1616: "Mikan-no hana-saku oka"

IssueMy Favourite Song Series 5
Date of Issue25 May 1998 (Heisei 10)
DenominationsC1615: 50 yenC1616: 80 yen
Quantity20,000,000 copies each
DesignsC1615: "Nobara"
C1615: "Mikan-no hana-saku oka"
(a hill where orange blossoms bloom)
Image Area25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignersC1615: Hayakawa YoshioC1616: Yomogida Yasuhiro
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Itou Post Office

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

C1615: "Nobara (Heidenroeslein)" was composed by Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828) and the words by Kondo Sakufu.

C1616: "Mikan-no hana-saku oka (a hill where orange blossoms bloom)" was composed by Kainuma Minoru with the words written by Kato Shogo.