A special postage stamp to mark the International Letter Writing Week 1973 :
Issued by Japan
Issued on Oct 6, 1973
Issued for : To mark the International Letter Writing Week 1973, a 50 yen special postage stamp will be issued featuring a portion of the screen painting “A flock of cocks“ by Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800), a painter in the middle of Yedo Period.
Designated as national important cultural asset, the picture is the property of the Saifuku–ji Temple in Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture.
Colour : Multicolour
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 100 Yen
Size of impression : 35.5 mm x 25 mm
Quantity issued : 25,000,000 stamps