Kotoji stone lantern and yukitsuri
|Issue||Four Seasons of Kenrokuen Garden|
|Date of Issue||26 April 1999 (Heisei 11)|
|Denomination||80 yen x a se-tenant strip of four stamps|
|Designes||R288:Kaisekitou Pagoda in Spring||R289:Fountain in Summer||R290:Kinjou-reitaku spring in Autumn||R291:Kotoji stone lantern and yukitsuri in Winter|
|Image Area||22.5 x 33.0 millimeters|
|Printing||Photogravure in 5 colours|
|Sheet||20 stamps (se-tenant strip of 4 stamps x 5)|
|Designer||Kawamura Kaku (Oil Painter)|
|Sold at||Post offices in Hokuriku, and the appointed post offices (see menu page)|
|First Day of|
|Kanazawa Central Post Office|
|Issue||Four Seasons of Kenrokuen Garden,
Souvenir Sheet Picture of the Sheet
|Price||320 yen (80 yen x a se-tenant strip of four stamps)|
|Sheet Size||137.5 x 93.5 millimeters|
|Sheet||a se-tenant strip of four stamps|
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.
R288: Kaisekitou Pagoda in Spring, the stone pagoda is standing in a small island in Hisagoike pond in the garden. Its height is 4.1 meters.
R289: Fountain in Summer, the spring is believed to be the oldest fountain in Japan.
R290: Kinjou-reitaku spring in Autumn, the spring has never been dried up even in drought and has never been muddy even in terrible rain.
R291: Kotoji stone lantern and yukitsuri (protecttive ropes for tree) in Winter, since the stone lantern looks like kotoji, bridge for Japanese harp, it is called by the name.