My Favourite Song Series 7

C1619: "Ringo-no uta" (50 yen), C1620: "Omocha-no cha-cha-cha" (80yen)

IssueMy Favourite Song Series 7
Date of Issue24 November 1998 (Heisei 10)
DenominationsC1619: 50 yenC1620: 80 yen
24,000,000 copies
30,000,000 copies
"Ringo-no uta"
(the apple song)
"Omocha-no cha-cha-cha"
(toy's cha-cha-cha at night)
Image Area25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignersC1619: Nadamoto TadahitoC1620: Hiro Yamagata
First Day of
Issue Postmark
(Hand-struck one)
Masuda Post Office

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

C1619:"Ringo-no uta (the apple song)" was composed by Manjome Tadashi with the words written by Satou Hachiro. The song is famous for cheering up the Japanese people immediately after the World War II.

C1620:"Omocha-no cha-cha-cha (toy's cha-cha-cha at night)" was composed by Koshibe Nobuyoshi and the words by Nosaka Akiyuki and Yoshioka Osamu. Nosaka is a novelist.