Centenary of Japanese Migration to Peru

IsseuCentenary of Japanese Migration to Peru
Date of Issue18 May 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
Quantity18,000,000 copies
DesignLlama, Machu Picchu, and Hamming Bird of Nazca
Image Area28.05 x 36.5 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerShimoda Kouichi (Illustrator)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Tokyo Central Post Office
Catalog No.C1711

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog number is adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

C1711: The stamp depicts a llama, a common domestic animal in the Andes highland, the remains of the ancient culture, which is 2,400 meters above the sea level in Machu Picchu and one of the great and ancient patterns showing a hamming bird on the land Nazca.