31st National Athletic Meeting of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the 31st National Athletic Meeting :

1265 Gymnasts [National Athletic Meet, Saga] Japan Sports Stamp 1976Issued by Japan

Issued on Oct 23, 1976

Issued for : In honour of the 31st National Athletic (autumn) Meeting a special postage stamp will be issued.

Design : Gymnasts and Stadium

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 20 Yen

Stamp Size : 38.5 mm x 28.05 mm

Quantity Issued : 50,000,000 stamps

Printing Process : Photogravure

Perforation : 13

About : 

  • The meeting will be held October 24-29, 1976 at many places in Saga Prefecture with Saga City centering. Named “Wakakusu” National Athletic Meeting, it will display, under the slogan “Fresh, healthy and broadminded”, 28 events (including 3 open competitions) of athletics, gymnastics and so on to be hotly contested by about 15,000 players.

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