KPC3359: 100th Anniversary of the March First Movement

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 28 February 2019 KoreaPost released a stamp commemorating the March First Movement of 1919. Also known as the Sam-il (3-1) Movement (Hangul: 삼일 운동), this was one of the earliest public displays of Korean resistance during the rule of Korea by Japan from 1910 into 1919. 

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Li Joon and the 1907 Hague Peace Conference (part 2)

In the last year twice articles were published on the KSS relating to Li Joon: once when KoreaPost released a set of stamps which also included Li Joon and once because of an article about Li Joon himself. As an extra after the break the graphics KoreaPost produced to promote the set of stamps commemorating […]

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The 1938 Korean Christmas and New Year Seal: Boys Playing Shuttlecock

The 1938 Korean Christmas and New Year seal program differs from past years in that there were two different booklet sizes. Other than the different booklets, there were sheets of 25 (5 x5) and two postcards designs. Some observers believe that the previous year program, 1937, was the peak in popularity and sales of Dr. […]

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KSC5194A: In Commemoration of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Visit to the People’s Republic of China

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has published a souvenir sheet containing one 100 won stamp “in Commemoration of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Visit to the People’s Republic of China“. 

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KSC5190: In Celebration of the 77th Birth Anniversary of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) Four stamps in a sheetlet were issued to commemorate the 77th birthday of Kim Jong Il. The KSC writes: “On the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star a sheetlet was issued to reflect some gifts presented to the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il by heads […]

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South Korean booklets and color bars (IV)

This is Part 4 of the BOOKLETS WITH COLOR BARS article. On 1/24/1994 the Ministry issued the first “Portable Booklet” to commemorate the 21st U.P.U. Congress (3rd issue). This issue started the color bars for a total of 15 issues through 3/27/1996. All of these were in the “Portable Booklet” format. For explanation see part […]

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