The 61st National Athletic Meets


IssueThe 61st National Athletic Meets
First DaySeptember 1, 2006
Denominations50 yen
Quantity3,500,000 copies
Design Wild chrysanthemum & Official mascot
Size22.5 x 27.0 mm, vertical
PrintingPhotogravure in 5 colors
Sheet20 stamps (4 x 5)
PrinterNational Printing Bureau

The data are based on the publicity of Japan Post.

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[Note on the Stamps]
The 61st National Athletic Meets were held in Hyogo on September 30 to October 10 in 2006 under the slogan " - Thank you - from the bottom of our hearts , from Hyogo".
The stamp depicts wild chrysanthemums and "Habatan". Wild chrysanthemum is the flower of Hyogo Prefecture. "Habatan" is the official mascot of this National Athletic Meets.