Japan 1871 Dragon Definitives

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Description

  • Issue Date : 20 April 1871
  • Designed by : Atsutomo Matsuda etc
  • Printed by :
  • Print Process : Engraved on normal or laid paper
  • Perforations : Imperforate
  • Catalogue Michel N°s 1-4

Heraldic Dragon, Mon Currency (竜切手文単位)

Stamps

There are 2 plates, with some drawing details differences.

Plate 1

48 mon brown
100 mon blue
200 mon vermilion
500 mon blue green

Used stamps

100 mon blue Mi2Ix. See left dragon claws.

Plate 2

Used stamps

48 mon brown Mi1IIy. See left upper corner.