Flowers in Kinki

R675a R675b R675c
R675d R675e R675f

Issue Flowers in Kinki
Prefectures Osaka, Nara, Hyogo, Shiga, Wakayama, Kyoto
First Day 3 April 2006
Quantity R675a, 675f 1,300,000 copies each
R675b-e 975,000 copies each
Denominations 50 yen x 6
Designs R675a "sakuraso (primrose)," (Osaka)
R675b "Yae-zakura (double cherry blossoms)," (Nara)
R675c "nozigiku (wild chrysanthemums)," (Hyogo)
R675d "shakunage (rhododendron)," (Shiga)
R675e "Ume blossoms," (Wakayama)
R675f "shidare-zakura (weeping cherry)," (Kyoto)
Size 25.5 x 30.0 mm
Printing Offset in 5 colours
Sheet 20 stamps (4 x 5), sheet
Designers Yamada Akira ("musen-yuzen" artist)
Printer Toppan Printing Co.

The data are based on the publicity of Japan Post.

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[Small Note on Stamps]
The stamps depict the flowers of Prefectures in Kinki, drawn by the "musen-yuzen" technique (different from the one of using the glue to seal white lines) to make vivid images on Kimono, the national costume of Japan.