KSC5186-5189: Fine Arts Works

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) Four stamps were issued on 30 January 2019 to “reflect the struggle of the Korean people who have been scoring a victory after victory on all the fronts of building a thriving nation in the revolutionary spirit of Mt. Paektu.” 


The four won stamps with values of 10 won, 30 won, 50 won and 70 won:

KSC5186-5189 (Sp5186, Sp5187, Sp5188 and Sp5189).

The texts on the stamps have the following meaning:

  • 10 won stamp: “Let the metallurgical industry produce iron and steel in larger amounts!
  • 30 won stamp: “Let us attain the grain production goal without fail by expanding the area of land under twocrop farming!
  • 50 won stamp: “Let us carry out the tasks for establishing the C1 chemical industry by stage in time and satisfactorily!
  • 70 won stamp: “Let us create a new generating capacity on a large scale!


The stamps are also available on FDC:

Fp5186-5189 (FDC).


The same series was also published as maxicards:

Maxicards numbers Mx402, Mx403, Mx404 and Mx405

Technical details

1. Stamps (4 values)
Date of Issue: January 30 Juche 108 (2019)
Stock No.: Sp5186, Sp5187, Sp5188, Sp5189
Size: 42 x 30 mm
Denomination: 10 Won, 30 Won, 50 Won, 70 Won
Designer: Choe Kuk Chol
Printing: Offset, in 4 colours
Quantity: 4/20 000 (Perf.), 4/2 000 (Imperf.)
Price: $0.10, $0.30, $0.50, $0.70
2. FDC
Stock No.: Fp5186-5189
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Denomination: 160 Won total
Designer: Choe Kuk Chol
Quantity: 300
Price: $2.00
3. Maxicards (4 values)
Stock No.: Mx402, Mx403, Mx404, Mx405
Size: 148 x 105 mm
Denomination: 10 won, 30 won, 50 won, 70 won
Designer: Choe Kuk Chol
Quantity: 4/300
Price: $0.50, $0.70, $0.90, $1.10

Stamp leaflets

The new issue stamp leaflet for this issue:

Leaflet (font)
Leaflet (reverse)

All images in page copyright: 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.

Stamp release news is strictly for philatelic purposes only.

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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