Worldwide Stamp New Issues - Japan.

Last updated 1 December 2001.

Firstly I wish to thank the Japan Philatelic Society for their kind permission to use information held at their web site. Click here to visit the Japan Philatelic Society web site.

Prefecture Stamps.

These stamps are issued for the individual administrative districts in Japan. As they are either footnoted, or not listed at all, in most international stamp catalogues, I am presenting here all information I have managed to source on these stamps. Information before 1996 is very patchy and subject to revision.

Japanese Philatelic Links.

The Japanese Philatelic Society has a site featuring Japanese stamps of the last few years at .

Love Indonesia Philately, a major Indonesian philatelic information site, includes Japanese new issue information on its web site at .

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