Japan 1987 Insects (5th series). Butterflies miniature sheet

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 12th March 1987
  • four butterfly designs in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Motoharu Morita
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: recess and gravure
  • miniature sheet format height 93mm x width 143mm
  • Perforations: 13 x 13


Insects fifth series, Miniature sheet
60y ~ Asian Apollo, Parnassius eversmanni
40y ~ Orange Tip, Anthocaris cardamines
60y ~ Chestnut Tiger, Parantica sita
40y ~ Great Purple, Sasakia charonda

  • Notes. The Asian Apollo design was issued in sheets on 30th July 1986 and the Chestnut Tiger design in sheets on 23rd January 1987
  • These four values were also issued in booklets, with imperf edges to stamps, on 30th September 1987
Parnassius eversmanni
Anthocaris cardamines
Parantica sita
Sasakia charonda

Miniature Sheet[edit]

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