KSC5196-5199: 107th Birth Anniversay of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has published a stamps series which was issued to mark the “107th Birth Anniversary of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Il Sung”.

According to the KSC “To mark the Day of the Sun, the stamps were issued to reflect some gifts presented to the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung by the heads of parties, states and governments of various countries around the world.”

Stamps

The values are:

  • 10 won stamp: Textilework “Tiger”
  • 30 won stamp: Porcelain vase
  • 50 won stamp: Car “ZIS”
  • 70 won stamp: Jewellery box inlaid with ivory
The four stamps in the series.

Technical details

1. Stamps (4 values)
Date of Issue: April 15 Juche 108 (2019)
Stock No.: 5196-5199
Size: 34 x 52 mm, 52 x 34 mm
Denomination: 10 won, 30 won, 50 won, 70 won
Designer: U Jong Hyok
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 4/20.000 (Perf.), 4/2.000 (Imperf.)
Price: $0.10, $0.30, $0.50, $0.70
2. FDC
Stock No.: Fp5196-5199
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: U Jong Hyok
Quantity: 500
Price: $2.00

FDC

The souvenir sheet is also available on FDC:

Fp5196-5199

Sheets

The KSC also lists the stamp sheet composition for these stamps:

Sheet consists for the four stamps in the series.

Stamp leaflets

The new issue stamp leaflet for this issue:

Leaflet (front)
Leaflet (inside)

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

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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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