Definitive Stamp: The Nature of Japan 160 yen


IssueDefinitive Stamp:
The Nature of Japan 160 yen
Date of Issue23 February 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination160 yen
DesignKakesu (Japanese jay)
Image Area18.5 x 22.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet100 stamps (10 x 10)
DesignerMorita Motoharu
Catalog No.528

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 value is 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): 160 yen (over 75 grams and up to 100 grams).