¥82 New Year's Stamps for 2017

N157 N159

Issue¥82 New Year's Stamps for 2017
First DayNovember 1, 2016
Value @ N157- ¥82 N159- ¥82+3
Designs Iyo Ittobori Rooster
DesignerKikuchi Akira(stamp designer)
Printing N157- Photogravure in 5 colors
N159- Photogravure in 6 colors + Typography in 1 color
Size N157- 18.5 x 22.5mm, vertical
N159- 22.5 x 48.0mm, vertical
Sheet N157- 10stamps(5 x 2)
N159- 20stamps(4 x 5)

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

[Note on the Stamps]
¥82 New Year's stamp and ¥82+3 New Year's semi postal stamp with lottery for 2017 depict "Iyo Ittobori (wood carving) Rooster",a folk toy of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture in association with the year of the Rooster. This toy is featured with elaborate edges using a sharp chisel.

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