Japanese Quarantine System

A commemorative postage stamp on the Quarantine System Centenary :

1369-japanese-quarantine-system-japan-stamp-1979Issued by Japan

Issued on Jul 14, 1979

Issued for : postage stamp will be issued to commemorate the first one hundred years of Japan‘s quarantine system. There are now approximately 100 quarantine stations in Japan. In 1977, 6,500,000 persons, arriving via approximately 45,000 boats and 37,000 planes, were quarantined.

Design : Quarantine officers and a quarantine boat

Designer : Mr. Takao Yamanouchi

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen

Printing Process : Photogravure

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