Usuzumi-zakura, Renowned Cherry Tree

IssueUsuzumi-zakura, Renowned Cherry Tree
Issue16 March 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignUsuzumi-zakura, Renowned Cherry Tree
Quantity 12,900,000 copies
Image Area33.0 x 22.5 millimeters, horizontal
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (5 x 4)
DesignerItou Kakou
(Artist of Traditional Japanese Painting)
Sold atPost offices in Toukai, and
the appointed post offices
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First Day of
Issue Postmark
Neo Post Office
Catalog No.R277

Usuzumi-zakura, Renowned Cherry Tree, Pane

IssueUsuzumi-zakura, Renowned Cherry Tree, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size160 x 51.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (5 x 2)
Catalog No.R277P

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

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Sakura, cherry blossoms, are known as the representative Japanese flower in spring to the world. Usuzumi-zakura is a flowering cherry tree of some 1,500 years old, 17.2 meters in height, and 9.2 meters in circumference, in Neo. The tree is appointed as the National Natural Monument of Japan.