Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Stamps printed on Special Paper - Update

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps made from Special  Paper (
 Washi - Japanese traditional paper)

Japan 2021 150 years of Japan's Modern Postal Service

Issue date 25 August 2021

Japan Post to commemorate the  150th anniversary of the founding of the postal service has issued a special booklet with a Special Stamp sheet made of hand made (Washi) paper by Mino-kikaisuki. 
The Sheet features "Beauty Looking Back" (Painter Hishikawa Moronobu) and "Wild Geese Flying under the Full Moon" (Painter Utagawa Hiroshige)

The stamp sheet has a translucent type of quality and was included in a special booklet issued for PhilaNippon 2021 exhibition.

A booklet on the three types of branding of Washi papers - Mino-kikaisukiwashi paper used in this mini sheet is available for download through this link - 

To view other stamps in this category click on the following link - 

Disclaimer - Information about the stamp issues on this page has been taken from the net and is for informational purposes only. No copyright claim is made for the above-mentioned information/pictures/video. The stamp sheet is part of my collection

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