|Date of Issue||13 November 1998 (Heisei 10)|
|Image Area||25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical|
|Printing||Offset in 5 colours|
|Sheet||20 stamps (4 x 5)|
|Sold at||Post offices in Touhoku and|
the post offices (1), (2) and (3)
on the menu page
|First Day of|
|Aomori Central Post Office|
|Price||800 yen (80 yen x 10)|
|Pane Size||56.1 x 192.5 mm, vertical|
|Pane||10 stamps (2 x 5)|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) and SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
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(Small Notes for the Issue)
Aomori is famous as a leading producer of apples in Japan. The stamp depicts the "Fuji" apple, a cross between two American varieties, Rall's Janet and Delicious, the "Ourin" apple and apple blossoms. A Furusato stamp by the same design was once isued on 2 October 1989, and for this time, the face value was changed from 62 yen to 80 yen.