Tag Archive: Stamps


[9/13/2017] Takashi Toritani 2,000 Hits Commemorative Stamp Set

Ensky announced that they will be releasing a  Takashi Toritani 2,000 Hits Commemorative Stamp Set. The Japan Post started accepting orders for the set on September 12.

The set costs 5,900 yen and includes the following:

  • one sheet of ten sixty-two yen stamps
  • a stamp sheet holder
  • twenty-four special post cards
  • eight metallic colored post cards

Orders will be accepted until November 30. Items will be shipped out beginning on January 19, 2018.

Source: Japan Post Press Release 9/11/2017, Japan Post Product Page


[11/17/2016] Ichiro Suzuki Gold Stamp Set

The Japan Post announced today that they will release a special limited edition 24-karat gold Ichiro Suzuki stamp.

Stamp Set Details

Name Ichiro MLB 3,000 Hits Commemorative Gold Stamp Set
Cost 510,000 yen (includes shipping and taxes)
Orders November 21, 2016 until December 17, 2016;
or until supplies run out (fifty-one will be available)
Delivery Beginning on March 11, 2017, within a two-week period
Set Details 24-karat/16gram gold stamp
Ichiro Photo
Ichiro autograph
* includes MLB Authentication Program Hologram

Source: Japan Post announcement (press release), Japan Post announcement (details), Japan Post announcement (sample image)


[11/3/2016] Commemorative Stamps (Nippon Ham, Hiroshima, Kuroda)

The Nippon Ham Fighters announced on November 2 that commemorative stamps celebrating their Nippon Series championship will go on sale in the Hokkaido, Tohoku, and Tokyo areas (excluding some areas) on November 4. Sets will begin shipping on February 20, 2017. The set will cost 3,100 yen and will include five 52-yen stamps, five 82-yen stamps, and a folder.

More information can be found at the official Nippon Ham Fighters’ website and at the Japan Post website.

The Hiroshima Carp also have a commemorative stamp set on sale until December 4. The set costs 4,980 yen and includes ten 52-yen stamps, a special commemorative board, two 3D postcards, and a zipper case.

Hideki Kuroda has his own stamp set as well. The set costs 5,700 yen and includes ten 52-yen stamps, 24 postcards, six premium postcards, a special case, a special folder, and a clear poster.

NPB Standings [Full]
Hiroshima 140 86 50 4
Hanshin 135 73 59 3
Yokohama 135 68 63 4
Yomiuri 137 68 66 3
Chunichi 136 58 73 5
Yakult 137 44 91 2
Softbank 136 91 45 0
Seibu 137 77 57 3
Rakuten 130 71 57 2
Orix 133 61 71 1
Nippon Ham 133 52 81 0
Lotte 135 49 85 1
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