National Afforestation Campaign 1999

IssueNational Afforestation Campaign 1999
Date of Issue28 May 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination50 yen
Quantity25,000,000 copies
DesignAmagi-shakunage flowers and Mt. Fuji
Image Area22.5 x 27.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 6 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerMimata Mie
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Yugashima Post Office
Catalog No.C1712

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

C1712: Tha main event of the National Afforestation Campaign 1999 was the 50th National Afforestation Ceremony by the theme, "We send the wind from forest to people in future," on 30 May in Shizuoka Prefecture. The stamp depicts Mt. Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, and amagi-shakunage flowers, which grow in only the limited area on the mountains in the Izu peninsula.