Japan 2000 Hokkaido Prefecture. Agricultural Scenes

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 19th July 2000
  • four values in two se-tenant pairs
  • Designed by: Kanai Hideaki
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: gravure
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 25¼mm (pairs width 51mm)
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25

Hokkaido, the Northern Paradise (II). Agricultural Scenes[edit]

50y & 50y ~ farmstead and potato fields
80 + 20y & 80 + 20y ~ farmstead and children playing on giant hay bales

  • Notes. A surcharge of 20y on each of the 80y stamps was towards relief for refugees following the eruption of Mt Usu.
  • These stamps were sold at every Post Office in Japan until August 31, 2000

50y x 2
80y x 2