Tama Intercity Monorail


IssueTama Intercity Monorail
Date of Issue26 November 1998 (Heisei 10)
Denomination80 yen
DesignTama Intercity Monorail
Quantity13,300,000 copies
Image Area25.0 x 33.5 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerShimoda Kouichi
Sold atPost offices in Tokyo and
the post offices (1), (2) and (3)
on the menu page
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Tachikawa Post Office
Catalog No.R261

Tama Intercity Monorail, Pane

IssueTama Intercity Monorail, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Quantity420,000 panes
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 mm, vertical
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R261P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Tama Intercity Monorail is one of the means of transportation from south to north in the Tama area in Tokyo, where about 3,800,000 people are living. The monorail had been planned between the stations of Tama Centre and Kamikitadai, for 16 kilometers (10 miles). Now a part of the line, from Kamikitaedai to Tachikawa-Kita, for 5.4 kilometers (3.37 miles) was opened to passengers on 27 November 1998.