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Country / Post Japan
Date of Issue 1 September 2006
Primary theme Fauna (Birds - General)
Sport (Sporting events)
Subject 61st National Sports Festival
Width 25.0 mm
Height 30.0 mm
Denomination 50 JPY
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 20
Perforations 13.5 by 13.5
Stamp issuing authority Postal Administration of Japan
Printer National Printing Bureau