A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Official Gazette in Japan :
Issued by Japan
Issued on Jul 2, 1983
Issued for : A 60 yen postage stamp will be issued on July 2, 1983, in commemoration of Official Gazette Centenary.
Design : The design of the postage stamp depicts the first issue of the Official Gazette against Hiroshige Ando III‘s color print ‘Drawing of the Government Bulletin in Board at Nihonbashi‘.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Colour : Multicolour
Denomination : 60 yen
Size of impression : 35.5 mm x 25.0 mm
Quantity issued : 30,000,000 stamps
- From July 2, 1883, when it was first issued by the Official Gazette Office, until the present, the Official Gazette has functioned as a government bulletin to widely contribute to both the nation and society. This year marks its 100th year and various events are planned in order to commemorate the issuing of the gazette as well as to diffuse its messages widely and have them recognized by the citizenry.