Japan 2011 Antarctic Treaty 50th anniversary

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 23rd June 2011
  • six values
  • Designed by: Hoshiyama Ayaka
  • Printed by: Cartor, France, in sheetlet of 10 stamps (2 x 5)
  • Print process: offset
  • stamp format height 35½mm x width 35½mm. Sheetlet format height 155mm x width 62mm
  • Perforations: 13.25 x 13.25

50th anniversary of the coming in to force of the Antarctic Treaty. Penguins

  • Notes. The Treaty, for peaceful (non-military) use of the continent, was agreed in 1959, and came in to force in 1961 following its ratification by twelve countries


Sheetlet (2 x 5): contains six different designs in irregular layout
80y x 5 coppies ~ map of Antarctica and snow (ice) crystals (in positions 1,3,4,5,8,9)
80y ~ adélie penguin (in position 2)
80y ~ chinstrap penguin (in position 3)
80y ~ gentoo penguin (in position 6)
80y ~ emperor penguin (in position 7)
80y ~ macaroni penguin (in position 10)


sheetlet 80yen x 10