Koshin-so

A postage stamp on the Nature Protection Series “Koshinso:

1320-pinguicula-ramosa-nature-protection-japan-stamp-1978Issued by Japan

Issued on Jun 8, 1978

Issued for : As the 19th issue of the Nature Conservation Series, a postage stamp depicting Koshinso (pinguicula ramoas Miyoshi) was issued. Koshin-so is peculiar to Japan and was discovered in Mt. Koshin, Tochigi Pref., in 1890 by Dr. Manabu Miyoshi. The Koshin-so Growing Place in Mt. Koshin was designated as special natural monument in 1952.

Design : Koshinso (pinguicula ramosa Miyoshi)

Designer : Mr. Hitoshi Otsuka

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen

Printing Process : Photogravure & Engraved

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