Olympic Games 1964 Tokyo

18th Olympiad

JAPAN

Sports: 21            National Teams: 94

Postage Stamps


1st issue
First Day: 11.Oct. 1961


Engraver:  879  T. Kasano,   880  S. Kurihara,   881  K. Oshikiri
           Designer: 879  M. Kimura,   880  H. Hasebe,   881  H. Otsuka

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
 5 y + 5 y yellow-brown
Javelin-throwing
879  777  4.000.000
 5 y + 5 y deep green
Wresling
880  778  4.000.000
5 y + 5 y carmine
Gymnastics
881  779  4.000.000


stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



2nd issue
First Day: 23. June 1962

Engraver:  899  K. Oshikiri,   900  F. Watabe,   901  T. Kasano
Designer:  899  S. Watanabe,   900  H. Hasebe,   901  M. Kimura

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y brown-red
Judo
899  797  4.500.000
5 y + 5 y bluish green
Water-polo
900  798  4.500.000
5 y + 5 y purple
Gymnstics
901  799  4.500.000

stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



3rd issue
First Day: 10. Oct. 1962

Engraver:  909  T. Kasano,   910  K. Oshikiri,   911  F. Watabe
Designer:  909  M. Kimura,   910  H. Otsuka,   911  H. Hasebe

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y slate-green
Basketball
909  809  5.000.000
5 y + 5 y deep lilac
Rowing
910  807  5.000.000
5 y + 5 y red
Fencing
911  808  5.000.000


stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



4th issue
First Day: 23. June 1963

Engraver:  935  S. Nakada,   936  K. Oshikiri,  937  T. Kasano
Designer:  935  M. Hisano,   936  H. Otsuka,   937  S. Watanabe

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y blue
Yachting
935  834  8.000.000
5 y + 5 y chocolate
Boxing
936  833  8.000.000
5 y + 5 y bistre-brown
Volleyball
937  832  8.000.000



5th issue
First Day: 11. Nov. 1963

Engraver:  949 S. Mizutani,   950  S. Kurihara,  951 T. Kasano,  952 H. Hasegawa
Designer:  949 H. Hasebe,  950  M. Hinsano,  951  H. Otsuka,  952 M. Kimura

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y deep blue
Cycling
949  846  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y yellow-olive
Horse-jumping
950  847  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y black
Hockey
951  848  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y reddish pur
Pistol-shooting
952  849  14.000.000

stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



6th issue

First Day: 23. June 1964

Engraver:  969  S. Mizutani,   970 Y. Kawahara,   971 T. Kasano,   972  S. Kurihara,
Designer:  969 M. Hisano,   970 H. Hasebe,   971 M. Kimura,   972  S. Watanabe,

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y violet
Modern pentathlon
969  866  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y turquoise-blue
Canoeing
970  863  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y lake
Football
971  864  14.000.000
5 y + 5 y olive-brown
Weight-lifting
972  865  14.000.000


stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo



7th issue
First Day:  20. Aug. 1964 Set of six miniature sheets each 135 x 60 mm containing stamps as indicated below:

 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Michel No Edition
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 879/81  Block 67
777 - 779
 2.000.000
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 899/901  Block 68
797 - 799
 2.000.000
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 909/11  Block 69
807 - 809
 2.000.000
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 935/37  Block 70
832 - 834
 1.500.000
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 949/52  Block 71
846 - 849
 1.500.000
5 y + 5 y   MS 974  Nos. 969/72  Block 72
863 - 866
 1.500.000



 8th issue
First Day:  9. Sept and 10. Oct. 1964
Engraver:
Designer:
 
Value Color / Discription Stanley
Gibbons No
Scott No Michel No Edition
5 y red, black, gold and deep blue
Olympic Flame
981  821  869  55.000.000
10 y gold, red, black & dp sepia
Main stadium
982  822  870  45.000.000
30 y gold, red, black & brt blue
Fencing hall
983  823  871  20.000.000
40 y black, red, blue and gold
Indoor stadium
984  824  872  20.000.000
50 y black, blue, gold & verm
Komazawa hall
985  825  873  20.000.000
  Miniature sheet 
144 x 93 mm 
MS 986  Souvenir sheet
# 821 - 825
 Block 73
869 - 873
   4.000.000


stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo

 

Thank you to Mr. Steffen Eckstein  for his help with the pictures!



stamps olympic games 1964 tokyo


 
Advertise:   Heiko Volk, Olympia-Philatelie

 

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