Japan on International Year of the Child 1979

Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the International Year of the Child 1979 :

1373 Girl floating in Space (International Year of the Child) Japan Stamp 19791374 Boy floating in Space (International Year of the Child) Japan Stamp 1979Issued by Japan

Issued on Aug 1, 1979

Issued for : Two postage stamps and a miniature sheet comprising these two stamps were issued to mark the United Nations sponsored Year of the Child. In Japan, August had been designated as “Concentrated Commemorative Activities Month”, and during this month an International Children’s Exhibition was held at the Aichi Prefecture Youth Park in Nagakute. 

Design : (A) Girl floating in outer space and (BBoy floating in outer space

Designer : Mr. Hiroshi Manabe 

Adapted by : Mr. Motoharu Morita 

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamps, Postal Used 

Denomination : 50 Yen both

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