Japan Sports 100th Anniversary

C2098a C2098b C2098c C2098d C2098e
C2098f C2098g C2098h C2098i C2098j

Issue Japan Sports 100th Anniversary
First Day July 8, 2011
Value 80yen x 10, sheet of ten
Designs C2098a - Establishment of Japan Amateur Athletic Association in 1911
C2098b - Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964
C2098c - Japan first participation in Olympic Games in 1912
C2098d - Sapporo Winter Olympic Games in 1972
C2098e - National Sports Festival of Japan since 1946
C2098f - Nagano Winter Olympic Games in 1998
C2098g - Furuhashi Hironoshin, referred as ̉the flying fish of Fujiyama in 1949
C2098h - Sports Masters Japan since 2001, Logo
C2098i - Establishment of Japan Junior Sports Clubs Association
C2098j - Beijing Olympic Games in 2008
Designer Tamaki Akira (stamp designer)
Printing Offset in 6 colors
Size 25.0 x 35.5mm, vertical
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5) Sheet

Japanese Stamp Specialized Catalog (JSCA) & SAKURA Catalog numbers are adopted.

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(Small Notes for the issue)
Japan Sports Association (JASA) was founded originally as Japan Amateur Athletic Association (JAAA) with Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) by nominating Kano Jigoro to be the first president in 1911. The stamps are issued to commemorate 100th year of its establishment.