KSC5189A-5189H: New Year Address

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) According to the Korea Stamp Corporation “stamps were issued to reflect the historic New Year Address Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un delivered on New Yearʼs Day in Juche 108 (2019).” 


The eight stamps with values of 30 won (7x) and 70 won (1 sheetlet):

KSC5189A: “Promote talent training and sci-tech development purposefully”
KSC5189B: “Let us further strengthen the might of the independent socialist economy”
KSC5189C: “Let us improve the peopleʼs standard of living radically”
KSC5189D: “Let us increase the politico-ideological strength of our socialist state in every way possible”
KSC5189E: “Let us accelerate the building of socialist civilization”
KSC5189F: “Let us solidify the national defence capability”
KSC5189G: “Let us usher in a heyday of peace, prosperity and reunification of the Korean peninsula by thoroughly implementing the historic north-south declarations!”
KSC5189H: “Let us open a new road of advance for socialist construction under the uplifted banner of self-reliance!”


The stamps are also available on FDCs:

FDC (Fp5189A-5189D)
FDC (Fp5189E-5189G)
FDC (Fp5189H)

Technical details

1. Stamps (8 values)
Date of Issue: February 1 Juche 108 (2019)
Stock No.: Sp5189A, Sp5189B, Sp5189C, Sp5189D, Sp5189E, Sp5189F, Sp5189G, Sp5189H
Size: 59.5x31.5mm, 125x75mm
Denomination: 30Won, 70Won
Price: $0.30, $0.70
Designer: Choe Chol Man, Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 30.000
2. FDC
Stock No.: Fp5189A-5189D, Fp5189E-5189G, Fp5189H
Size: 220x110mm
Price: $1.60, $1.30, $1.10
Designer: Ri Jin Hyok
Quantity: 500

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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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