Thursday, May 17, 2012

20120713 - JAPAN


Release Date: July 13, 2012
Postal Authority: JP Post
Title: 60th Anniversary of Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Law -  Kanagawa
Format: Block with 5 stamps
Dimensions (mm): 93,5 x 175
Designer: Maruyama Satoshi
Printing Process: Rotogravure in 6 colours
Quantity printed: 2.000.000


Stamp


Facial: 80 (Yen - JPY)
Dimensions (mm): 30 x 36
Photo: Miura-Shi
Lighthouse: Joga-shima



Bonus Lighthouse



The photo used for the background of the block is fantastic. It shows the coast of Shonan,  the Fujiyama, and the Enoshima island.  At the center of the island is visible the figure of Eno-shima Lighthouse.






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