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“Beauty Looking Back”

The above stamps were issued on 29 November 1948 for “Philatelic Week”. They reproduce in photogravure a famous Japanese “UKIYOE” painting, “A Beauty Looking Back” by Hishikawa Moronobu, a noted artist of the Tokugawa Era. Below the...

A Unique Japanese Proof

Color Proof (left) – Issued stamp (right) Century Anniversary of Japan-US Treaty of Amity and Commerce, Issued 17 May 1960 The design is pages of an open book. The colors in this color proof of blue and brown were not used. Instead the issued stamps are a blue...