Hokkaidou, the Northern Paradise

R311: Lavender Field R312: Wheat Field
IssueHokkaidou, the Northern Paradise
Date of Issue25 May 1999 (Heisei 11)
DenominationsR311: 50 yenR312: 80 yen
DesignsR311: Lavender fieldR312: Wheat field
Quantity 9,900,000 copies each
Image Area27.0 x 22.5 millimeters
PrintingOffset in 4 colours
Sheet20 stamps (5 x 4),
Upper ten stamps are of 50 yen, and lower ones are of 80 yen
PhotographerMaeda Shinzou
Sold atPost offices in Hokkaidou, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Furano Post Office
Biei Post Office

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

In connection with the campaign to improve the image of Hokkaidou, two Furusato stamps were issued by the face values, 50 yen and 80 yen.
R311: The 50 yen stamp depicts the lavender field in Furano.
R312: The 80 yen stamp depicts the wheat field in Biei.