35th National Athletic Meeting of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the 35th National Athletic Meeting :

1419 Archery [National Athletic Meet, Tochigi] Japan Sports Stamp 1980Issued by Japan

Issued on Oct 11, 1980

Issued for : A special postage stamp was brought out to commemorate the 35th National Athletic Meeting which had its autumn events from October 12 to 17, 1980 in Tochigi Prefecture. This meeting was named Tochinoha (leaves of horse-chestnut) National Athletic Meeting” and about 16,000 athletes were expected to be present.

The events took the from inter-prefectual competition.

Design : Archery with Mt. Nantai in the background.

Designer : Mr. Yoshiomi Higashitsunoi

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 20 Yen

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