Sunday, March 31, 2013

A Japan Photo per Day - Hundreds of Kamon stamps

Kamon stamps
Unlike the European heraldry blazons, made with multiple colors, the Japanese kamon (crest) is monochromatic. This makes them suitable for stamps and a huge amount of kamon stamps were made over time, like the ones in my photo, found at a stall from the Ueno flea market.

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