Japan 1947 Philatelic Week miniature sheet (Hokusai)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 1st November 1947
  • one miniature sheet
  • Designed by: M Hioki (stamp)
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography. Ungummed
  • miniature sheet format height 71mm x width 114mm
  • Perforations: none (imperforate)


Stamp Hobby Week (also known as Philatelic Week)
stamp depicts monochrome detail of Thunderstorm below the Mountain (Fuji) by Katsushika Hokusai, 1821
the reversed out white jagged pattern at lower right is lightning striking
this design was previously used in the 1946-1947 'New Showa Series' definitives (perforated), in this colour issued October 1946


Miniature sheet ~ 1 yen pale dull blue x 5 copies (in horizontal row) Stamp Hobby Week (also known as Philatelic Week)

miniature sheet