Oze High Moor

R243: Oze in early spring R244: Oze in late autumn
IssueOze High Moor
Date of Issue21 May 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination80 yen
Quantity31,800,000 copies
DesignsR243: Oze High Moor
in early spring
R244: Oze High Moor
in late autumn
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerKogure Shinbou
Sold atPost offices in Kantou and the post offices
(1) and (2) on the menu page
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Katashina Post Office

Oze High Moor, Pane

IssueOze High Moor, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Quantity520,000 panes
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 mm, vertical
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R244P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Oze is a high moor surrounded by several towering peaks, at junction of Gunma, Fukushima, and Niigata prefectures. It includes Ozenuma, a lake, and Ozegahara, a marshy moor. Oze is famous for its natural scenery, wild-flowers and birds.