Hagi and Tsuwano

R361: Hagi

R362: Tsuwano
IssueHagi and Tsuwano
PrefecturesYamaguchi and Shimane
Date of Issue13 October 1999 (Heisei 11)
Denomination80 yen
DesignsR361: HagiR362: Tsuwano
Quantity 6,000,000 vertical se-tenant pairs
Image Area30.0 x 25.5 millimeters
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colours
Sheet20 stamps
(5 x two vertical se-tenant pairs)
DesignerAnno Mitsumasa
(Picture Book Artist)
Sold atPost offices in Chugoku, and
the appointed post offices
(see the menu page)
First Day of
Issue Postmarks
Hagi Post OfficeTsuwano Post Office

Hagi and Tsuwano, Pane

Issue Hagi and Tsuwano, Pane
Price800 yen (80 yen x 10)
Pane Size160 x 51.0 millimeters
Pane10 stamps (5 x a vertical se-tenant pair)
Catalog No.R362P
Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) and SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the Issue)

R361: Hagi was the castle town of the Mouri family during the Edo period. The stamp depicts the house of the Kikuyas and students.
R362: Tsuwano is famous for its samurai residences from its days as a castle town. The stamp depicts Yamaguchi-gou, steam locomotive, crossing the bridge over the Tsuwanogawa river.