|Issue||The Old Path for Kumano|
|Date of Issue||16 April 1999 (Heisei 11)|
|Denomination||80 yen x 4|
|Designes||R281: Tsuzurato Pass (in spring)||R282: Matsumoto Pass (in summer)||R283: Umagoshi Pass (in autumn)||R284: Touri Pass (in winter)|
|Image Area||22.5 x 33.0 millimeters|
|Printing||Offset in 5 colours|
|Sheet||se-tenant strip of four stamps x 5|
|Designer||Shintani Takefumi (Teacher of High School)|
|Sold at||Post offices under Tokai Postal Bureau, and the appointed post offices (see the menu page)|
|First Day of|
|Kumano Post Office|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
The old path for Kumano in Mie prefecture used to be the pilgrim road for the people from eastern part of Japan. The stamps depict the four seasons at the mountain passes along the path.