(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 12 October 2018 KoreaPost released a stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of General Hong Bum Do’s birth. Hong Beom-do (August 27, 1868 – October 25, 1943), was a Korean independence activist born in Chasong, North Pyongan. Hong organized a resistance force named the Righteous Army during the Japanese occupation of Korea.
KoreaPost released this stamp in a commemorative stamp sheet of 16 (4×4) stamps of 330 won each, printed by Royal Joh. Enschedé for POSA:
The details of the stamp:
홍범도장군 탄생 150주년
|디자인||홍범도장군, 청산리·봉오동전투 전적비|
|인쇄 및 색수||평판 4도|
|전지구성||4 × 4|
|발행일||2018. 10. 12.|
|우표크기||40 × 30|
|인면||40 × 30|
|천공||13 × 13¼|
|인쇄처||POSA(Royal Joh. Enschede)|
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