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August 14, 1964

The Ottawa Journal from Ottawa, · Page 60

Ottawa, Canada
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Friday, August 14, 1964
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r V- 16 THE TF JOURNAL ' . AUGUST 14 - 20 V.'-)-- as tim, ' TV? 1 V ' ire ' By DOUG PATRICK Fujiyama appears on more Japanese works of art than does, any other landscape in the country. It is frequently engraved in wood carved in ivory of etched in metal; - artists decorate silks and porcelains with ' -the holy mountain. - ,; ... Although Japan issued post' age stamps for the first time in 1871, the authorities did not . illustrate Mount Fuji on any : stamps until 1921, and then again in 1926, Ten years passed y before the famous mountain, almost a trade ' mark of Japan, decorated postage stamps in the first Fuji Hakone National Park- issue. Just three more ; Fuji design stamps appeared before the,; 1949 national park issue featured the " mountain. According - to ' an ancient Japanese story, Fujiyama rose " from a plain in a single night 286 . years BC when' the- great Lake Biwa was formed. For many years Fuji was an active OHCKRI CHOW FJIEITI "Take Our Special ' Va Price ; " "only CSC ' Better Fitting Glasses Mean u Better Vision ' : , Complitt SrviC0 for Optical Prescriptions,, suTiEnuitiD c pnmuns : T. X. DOYtC 137 Sparks Street j. v. - . CE2)S66 Also a convenient branch located at -: - 278 O'Connor Street w , ; CEC-3312 ' J Ample. Parking, tn, the. Area " ' -' , m taai:n , 129 Queen Vol tawef$ volcano,' but it became' silent - -" more . than . two ; centuries ago when '- devastating eruption took place in 1707. K ' From November' to' January, ' Fuji- rocked the. neighbor i n g -. lands, filling the people with fear and . driving them miles from danger.; , Since that time the holy mountain has rested '. . peacefully without, evidence of violence. T .' The four! postage stamps In ' the 1949 issue show Fuji in the ' vfour seasons' the 2-yen in -. Autumn, the fr-yen displays the . . scenic peak in the distance ' with blossoms in the foreground V representing Spring.. The 14-yen .stamp in carmine - Jake re-' presents the heat of the. Sum mer sun, while the blue of the 24-yen seems cold with snow in the foreground. J " ; r ..The Japanese have many, names for "Fujiyama, but this v popular . name represented the ! goddess ' of fire to the primi-, tive Alnusr aboriginal inhabit -ants of Japan. They have always held Fuji in; great, rever-:',' "" encer From dawn - to dusk the -peak is : an ; ever-changing cone ' . of color to welcome the Strang-; : ers arriving by sea :or-'. to re-; mind the people at home of the splendor i they- may enjoy at , ., their ease;- i s' V: "? o ? -Z tj CAMPING r , . tennis ; : . : . . GOLFING OLYMPIC I - Gill CHALET , C37 Bank St 233-4829 Tosoruoy Su Ottawa V - mott dUtinctive ; gift storefine teak , , -f : furnitirej 'accessories ,. ' TELEPHONE. CE 5-0772 CE 5-1022 . 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' ' v Bummnumuinmisstiiiimmnroimumi the Ooin Glub ;-'J By WINIFRED MATHER -The 1944 Newfoundland silver" five cent " piece is very scarce as there were only 2,041'minted, , but' there . are four .. of these coins to be auctioned in the $100,009 sale ' in .- Halifax . . this ; month, v being, held in I conjunc-" . tion with the Canaidian Numls matic l Association, annual con- , ventkm.- .-.--; - ' Each of ' the four coins ; has been graded differently and con-' sequently the7 suggested prices Vary with the different grades of condition. The most desirable Is one v in .- Prooflike . condition with a suggested pride of $450, which : 'is ; a very conservative estimate. I believe it will sell for much more.(.''', . J The next has been graded as ; AU, or almost" uncirculated, ta-loquer feels that it is not pet ceptible wear but' that the cau-loquer feels that it U not per-feet This is. listed at; suggested price of $260. Then there Is one In EF condition, or extremely fine, which still would have no apparent " wear ! but . could not be classified as uncirculated, and It is listed at $250. ' The condiUon of the fourth is VF, or very fine, which means that there is some wear, and It is listed at an estimate ' of l$20t..F. K;: -f.! ?, ' One of the, four coins Is from, the; collection of Vincent C, 'Greene, past president of the CN A. ' Of the 1834 lots in the .'sale, 332 are from Mr. Greene's .-coUectkmvi'ie'i i:e"- i ; , . Also from this collection, are .Newfoundland $2 gold pieces These coins were .minted ; dur-. tag the reign of Queen Victoria : knd: all ' have the so - called "young head" ; on the obverse. The reverse has only the value rand the date, but it -is unusual because the value is shown in ' three different denominations. In the centre of the coin it is shown as 2 DOLLARS, with the date below, and this Is bordered by the inscription, TWO HUN- OUTSTANDING SHORT FILMS A- DRED CENTS ONE HUNDRED7 PENCE, , - An uncirculated,, 1889 Cans- ' dian 10 cent piece fromthe Greene collection is ' listed at $2,200. This is .a rare coin and J. E.-Charlton, who is conducting the . auction and . who has had many beautiful Canadian coins pass through his hands, . says that this is one of . the . finest 1889 10 cent pieces he has seen. !-'. Coins are not the only items . in the sale. There are medals, tokens, numismatic books and there is a. large ' selection of paper currency. ; In September I shall give you my ; impres- : sions of the convention and some . of the ' prices realized in , the sale. , ',' '" -; ; ... . , .H - 4 k I TTV---SEC2V0CE. ui.iun :z:&Znt)'si)::-; O i Your TV Repaired and Serviced . . - .-During Your Vacation! 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