A postage stamp to mark the Letter Writing Day 1994 :
Issued by Japan
Issued on Jul 22, 1994
Stamp Design : “Kirin–no–Tegami” (Giraffe’s Letter)
Layout Designer : Yutaka Sugita
Colour : Multicolour
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 80 Yen
- Letter Writing Day was set in 1979 by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. Letter Writing Day souvenir sheets have been issued since 1976 to be a prize of the lottery of the summer greeting postal cards, Kamo–mail. However, the souvenir sheets have been also sold at the windows of post offices from 1990.
- The design of the stamp is by Yutaka Sugina, “Giraffe’s Letter“. In the sheet margin, it reads “Letter Writing Day / MPT / Printed by the Printing Bureau”.