Kurashiki Sightseeing District

IssueKurashiki Sightseeing District
Date of Issue25 May 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignKurashiki Sightseeing District
Quantity 9,000,000 copies
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerSugita Shuichi
Sold atPost offices in Chugoku, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Kurashiki Post Office
Catalog No.R313

Kurashiki Sightseeing District, Pane

IssueKurashiki Sightseeing District, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (2 x 5)
Catalog No.R313P

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

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

R313: Kurashiki Sightseeing District shows the well-preserved traditional town of Edo era, which has been appointed as one of the groups of traditional buildings to be preserved by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. Its peaceful atomosphere gives comfort to many people. The stamp depicts the archaeological archives, which was a rice granary of Edo era.