FDC: Fuji Five Lakes in Japan

This first day cover from Japan features five stamps, each stamp commemorating one of the five lakes around Mount Fuji. The lakes were created by volcanic eruptions (Mount Fuji is an active volcano). This very beautiful area is called the Five Lakes region.

FDC Japan 1999-07-01 Five Lakes

Country: Japan
Prefecture: Yamanashi
Date of Issue: 1st July 1999

Stamp Details

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This issue is a Prefecture issue from Yamanashi Prefecture. A Prefecture is a local administrative area in Japan (there are 47 in total). Prefecture issues are focused on commemorating local places. They are called furusato stamps, which means hometown stamps.

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