Definitive Stamp: The Nature of Japan 140 yen


IssueDefinitive Stamp:
The Nature of Japan 140 yen
Date of Issue16 February 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination140 yen
DesignIkaru (grosbeak)
Image Area18.5 x 22.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet100 stamps (10 x 10)
DesignerMorita Motoharu
Catalog No.527

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog number is adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Japan issued three new definitive stamps by the theme, "The Nature of Japan." The stamps depict "birds" according to the theme. The face values are for the postal rate for non-standard-size item (larger than 235 millimeters x 120 millimeters and 10 millimeter thick, or heavier than 50 grams): 140 yen (over 50 grams and up to 75 grams).