Flower Hat Dance


IssueFlower Hat Dance
Date of Issue5 June 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination50 yen
Quantity8,800,000 copies
DesignFlower hat Dance
(Hanagasa matsuri)
Image Area27.0 x 22.5 mm, horizontal
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (5 x 4)
DesignerHarada Tomiko
Sold atPost offices in Touhoku and
the post offices (1) & (2)
on the menu page
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Yamagata Central Post Office
Obanazawa Post Office
Catalog No.R245

Flower Hat Dance, Pane

IssueFlower Hat Dance, Pane
Price500 yen (50 yen x 10)
Quantity370,000 panes
Pane Size160.0 x 51.0 mm, horizontal
Pane10 stamps (5 x 2)
Catalog No.R245P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Flower Hat Dance (Hanagasa matsuri), which originated from the one performed in the rice planting season is a dancing festival that 3,000 people dandce in the same costume with Flower Hat (Hanagasa). It is held from 5 to 7 August annually in Yamagata City.