A commemorative postage stamp on the Resumption of the Antarctic Expedition of Japan :
Issued by Japan
Issued on November 20, 1965
Issued for : Since the 6th expeditionary party returned from the Antarctic in 1962, on party from Japan has been in the area; but the expedition is re-opened in 1965, and the party goes to the Antarctic on November 20 on board the Fuji, newly-built modern ship for observation.
Design : Map of Antarctica, aurora and the observation ship “Fuji“.
Designer : Iwao Norimatsu
Colour : Reddish yellow, blue and dark blue
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : Ten yen
Size of Impression : 33 mm x 22.5 mm
Paper : White without watermark
Quantity Issued : 25.500,000 stamps
Sheet Composition : 20 (5 x 4) stamps per sheet
Printing Process : Photogravure
- Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, which was suspended since the close of its sixth winter in 1962, is now to be resumed with the new observation ship “Fuji” leaving Tokyo on November 20, 1965.