The prominent visible woodgrains talk to me and what they say is, "This is either a first edition or a very early edition print". I've got a bit of a controversy going on with my good friends, Ross Walker & Toshikazu Doi, the acknowledged experts on Tsuchiya Koitsu. Their point of view is that prints, such as this one, with the publisher stated as "Doi Hangaten" and the carver/printer pair of "Harada/Yokoi", were produced after the war. Especially on this print, I disagree. You can check my reasoning by clicking here. I am calling this a first edition print and claiming that the date printed is the same as the published date, October, 1940.