Japan World Stamp Exhibition 2011 / Gold foil hot stamping

C2101a C2101b

Issue Japan World Stamp Exhibition 2011 / Gold foil hot stamping
First Day July 28, 2011
Value 500 yen x 2, sheet of two
Designs C2101a - Mameni-usagi makie-raden suzuri-bako(detail);
Traditional Inkstone case applied with Japanese lacquer technique
C2101b - Ryumon Stamps
Designer Morita Motoharu (stamp designer)
Printing Offset in 6 colors, gold and aluminum foil hot stamping, embossing
Size 30.0 x 42.0mm, vertical
Sheet 2 stamps Sheet

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

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(Small Notes for the issue)
Japan World Stamp Exhibition 2011 (PHILANIPPON'11) was from July 28th to August 2nd at PACIFICO YOKOHAMA in Yokohama. This exhibition aims at promoting the development of philately and making Japanese stamps known to overseas as well as facilitating cultural and international exchange through stamps. Three types of stamps, with labels, self-adhesive and gold foil hot stamping, are issued to commemorate this event. Stamps are included in a folded cover on which certificate of gold leaf and stamp description are printed. Sales price is 1,200yen.