Katsura Beach and Sakamoto Ryoma

R371: Katsura Beach R372: Sakamoto Ryoma
IssueKatsura Beach and Sakamoto Ryoma
Date of Issue15 November 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen x 2, horizontal se-tenant pair
DesignsR371: Katsura BeachR372: Sakamoto Ryoma
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (two se-tenant pairs x 5)
DesignerYokoyama Ryuichi (Catoonist)
Sold atPost offices in Shikoku, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Ryoma Post Office

Katsura Beach and Sakamoto Ryoma, Pane

Issue Katsura Beach and Sakamoto Ryoma, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size51.0 x 190.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (a se-tenant pair x 5)
Catalog No.R372P

Japanese Stamp Sepcialized Catalog (JSCA) and SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867) was born to a rural samurai family. He was active in the proimperial movement that preceded the Meiji Restoration. Katsura Beach is one of the places of scenic beauty in Kouchi, where the statue of Ryoma is.