Kobe Luminarie

IssueKobe Luminarie
Date of Issue9 November 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination80 yen
Quantity 7,000,000 copies
DesignKobe Luminarie
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 mm, vertical
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerValerio Festi
(Art Director of "Kobe Luminarie"
Sold atPost offices in Kinki and the post offices
(1), (2) and (3) on the menu page
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Kobekou Post Office
Catalog No.R257

Kobe Luminarie, Pane

IssueKobe Luminarie, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 mm, vertical
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R257P

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.