Japan World Exposition 1970

Complete set of 3 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Expo ’70Osaka, Japan :

First World Fair in Japan : Progress and Harmony for MankindNihon Bankoku Hakuran-kai : Osaka BanpakuShihonkinji Chakushoku Kakitsubata-zu : Rinpa schoolIssued by Japan

Issued on Mar 14, 1970

Issued for : To commemorate the Japan World Exposition 1970 held in Senri, Osaka, March 15 to September 13, 1970, the following three postage stamps have been released.

Design :
(A) Fireworks at the Exposition.
(B) The Earth with a garland of Japanese cherry blossoms.
(C) “Irises” by Korin Ogata (1658~1716).

Designer :
(A) Katsutoshi Hioki
(B) Yoshiomi Higashitsunoi
(C) Minoru Hisano (Lay out)

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
(A) yen
(B) 15 yen
(C) 50 yen

Colour : Multicolour

Size of impression :
(A, B) 22.5 mm x 33 mm
(C) 48 mm x 33 mm

Quantity issued :
(A, B) 35,000,000 stamps each
(C) 20,000,000 stamps

Sheet composition :
(A, B) 20 (4 x 5) stamps
(C) 10 (2 x 5) stamps

Printing process : Photogravure

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