The Establishment of the Classics Day

C2197a C2197b C2197c
C2197d C2197e

Issue The Establishment of the Classics Day
First Day October 31, 2014
Value ¥82 x 5
Designs C2197a - "Murasaki Shikibu nikki emaki" and the books
C2197b - Flower arrangements and the game of Go
C2197c - Noh and Bunraku theater
C2197d - Biwa (lute) and entertainment
C2197e - "Genji Monogatari emaki" and sc
Designer Ogoshi Kimiko ("Kaiawase" shell artist)
Size 28.0 x 38.5mm, vertical
Sheet 10 stamps (2 x 5) Sheet
Printing Offset in 6 colors

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

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(Small Notes for the issue)
These stamps were issued to commemorate the lawful establishment of the Classics Day. The stamps depict a wide range of arts such as literature, music, art, theatre, traditional performing arts, entertainment, lifestyle art, other cultural products, academia or philosophy according to the definition of "Classics" written in Japanese law.