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Things

Name: Japan (JP)
What: country
Areas: Asia, Japan

Stamps issued from 1871 to present

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 310 ; to 1990: 1900 ; to 2010: 3300 ; to date: 3742



Sub-issuers
offices: Japanese offices in China
offices: Japanese offices in Korea
offices: Japanese offices in Taiwan

Occupations/offices
Japanese occupation of Brunei
Japanese occupation of Burma
Japanese occupation of China
Japanese occupation of Central China
Inner Mongolia
Honan
Hopei
Shansi
Shantung
Supeh
Japanese occupation of North China
Japanese occupation of South China
Japanese occupation of Hong Kong
Japanese occupation of Negri Sembilan
Japanese occupation of Pahang
Japanese occupation of Perak
Japanese occupation of Selangor
Japanese occupation of Trengganu
Japanese occupation of Malaya
Japanese occupation of the Netherlands Indies
Japanese occupation of Sumatra
Netherlands Indies Naval Control Area
Japanese occupation of North Borneo
Japanese occupation of the Philippines
Japanese occupation of Sarawak
Japanese occupation of the Straits Settlements

Watermarks used: Stamp_Japan_1948_2y_back.jpgcurved wavy lines, Stamp_Japan_1923_20s_back.jpgparallel lines, Stamp_Japan_1914_1s_back.jpgzigzag lines; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 10000m=1000r=100s=1y (Japanese yen (m,r)), 1000rin=1000r=100sen=100s=1y (Japanese yen)

Overprints: Japanese occupation of Burma (10), Port Arthur & Dairen (6), Japanese occupation of Hong Kong (3), Japanese offices in China (49), Japanese offices in Korea (15), Korea (6)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Japan
Commons Stamps of Japan
Commons Stamps.. Japan by year
Skap Japan
WNS Japan
WSA Japan
WSA Japan
as thing

Catalogs:
Michel
Sakura
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
WNS
Stanley Gibbons
Colnect codes

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - Japan
ARC - Japan (Souvenir Sheets)
WSA Japan BOB
WSA Japan Postage


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
Years 1953 to 2017
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Years 1888 to 1952
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