|Date of Issue||9 November 1998 (Heisei 10)|
|Image Area||22.5 x 33.0 mm, vertical|
|Printing||Offset in 5 colours|
|Sheet||20 stamps (4 x 5)|
(Art Director of "Kobe Luminarie"
|Sold at||Post offices in Kinki and the post offices|
(1), (2) and (3) on the menu page
|First Day of|
|Kobekou Post Office|
Kobe Luminarie, Pane
|Issue||Kobe Luminarie, Pane|
|Price||800 yen (80 yen x 10)|
|Pane Size||51.0 x 190.0 mm, vertical|
|Pane||10 stamps (2 x 5)|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
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(Small Notes for the Issue)
"Kobe Luminarie" is the sculpture of lights in Christmas season in Kobe, a requiem to the victims of the great earthquake in 1995, a symbol of recovery, and new hope of the city and people. It was made in December 1995 for the first time, and it became the annual event of the season in Kobe to give hopes and courage to the people.