FDC Metal Engraving Folder – Soccer – 1974
Soccer First Day Metal Engraving Folder postmarked Mito, 10 October 1974
Scott No. 1186
- North American Destinations: USD $5.00 (Free shipping)
- Other Destinations: USD $10.00 (with shipping)
- Denomination: 10 yen domestic postal card rate
- Designer: Yamanouchi Takao
- Design: Two soccer players; in background, two sailboats
- Inscription: Translates to, " Commemorating the 29th National Athletic Meet"
- Sheet make-up: 20(4x5);
- Perforation: 13
- Quantity: 50,000,000 copies;
- First day Office: Mito, Ibaraki Prefecture
- Cancellation: Large Commemorative datestamp designed by Watanabe Saburō showing two soccer player and the NAM torch emblem.
Reference with more information: Japanese Philately, v.29, pp 268-272.