KSC5159: Eight Famous Scenes in the Sobaeksu Valley

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) A sheetlet was issued to reflect the eight famous scenes in the Sobaeksu Valley of Mt. Paektu where the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il was born. 


Sp5159: Eight Famous Scenes in the Sobaeksu Valley.

The stamps show:

  • 10 won stamp (sheetlet): Most Sublime Jong Il Peak
  • 20 won stamp (sheetlet): Snowscape of the Native House
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Sunrise Rock, Winged-Horse Rock and Sword Rock
  • 40 won stamp (sheetlet): Terrain Features Appropriateto a Natural Fortress
  • 50 won stamp (sheetlet): Hoar Frost in the Sobaeksu Valley
  • 60 won stamp (sheetlet): Sobaek Stream Flowing All the Year Round
  • 70 won stamp (sheetlet): Nocturnal View of Fireworks Display in February
  • 80 won stamp (sheetlet): Endless Stream of Visitors Technical Details

1. Sheetlet
Date of Issue: March 10 Juche 107 (2018)
Stock No.: 5159
Size: 150 x 160 mm, 31.5 x 59.5 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 360 won
Editor: Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 10 000 (Perf.), 1 000 (Imperf.)

2. FDC
Size: 250 x 175 mm
Designer: Kang Chol U
Quantity: 200

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Jo Pieters
My name is Jo Pieters. I’m living in Sittard, The Netherlands. I am interested in Korea in general and in collecting stamps of Korea. In 2012 I became a member of the KSS.

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