Chrysanthemum Figure of Nihonmatsu


IssueChrysanthemum Figure of Nihonmatsu
Date of Issue1 October 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignChrysanthemum Figure of Nihonmatsu
Quantity 8,000,000 copies
Image Area22.5 x 33.0 millimeters
PrintingOffset in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
DesignerHanzawa Yoshio (Painter)
Sold atPost offices in Touhoku, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmark
Nihonmatsu Post Office
Catalog No.R355
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) and SAKURA Catalog number is adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

The exhibition of Chrysanthemum of Nihonmatsu is held from 1 October to 23 November every year at Kasumigajou Castle Park. The figures, which wear chrysanthemum costumes are main attraction of the event. The stamp also depicts five-storied pagoda and stone walls of Kasumigajou Castle.