KSC5206-5212D: 60th Founding Anniversary of the Central Zoo (3D)

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has published a stamp series (printed in 3D), two souvenir sheets (one in 3D) and three sheetlets to commemorate the 60th Founding Anniversary of the Central Zoo.

According to the KSC the “stamps showing some animals of the Central Zoo were issued on the occasion of the 60th founding anniversary of the Central Zoo.

Stamps

The stamps in the series (incl. sheets) have the following values/designs:

  • 70 won stamp: Canis familiaris
  • 70 won stamp: Accipiter gentilis
  • 70 won stamp: Psittacula derbiana
  • 70 won stamp: Phoca vitulina
  • 70 won stamp: Ceratotherium simum
  • 70 won stamp: Equus caballus
  • 100 won stamp : Panthera tigris altaica (Souvenir sheet)
Stamps in series KSC5206-5211.

Technical details

1. Stamps (6 values) (3D)
Date of Issue: April 30 Juche 108 (2019)
Stock No.: 5206 - 5211
Size: 64 x 42 mm
Denomination: 70 won x 6
Designer: Hong Song Il, Kang Chol U
Quantity: 6/5.000 (Perf.), 6/1.000 (Imperf.)
2. Souvenir sheet (3D)
Stock No.: 5212
Size: 132 x 90 mm, 64 x 42 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 100 won
Designer: Hong Song Il, Kang Chol U
Quantity: 5.000 (Perf.), 1.000 (Imperf.)
3. FDC
Size: 229 x 162 mm
Designer: Hong Song Il
Quantity: 2/500
4. Souvenir sheet
Stock No.: 5212A
Size: 132 x 90 mm, 64 x 42 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 100 won
Designer: Hong Song Il, Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 5.000 (Perf.), 500 (Imperf.)
5. Sheetlets (3 values)
Stock No.: 5212B - 5212D
Size: 160 x 170 mm, 64 x 42 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 280 won x 3
Designer: Hong Song Il, Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 3/5.000 (Perf.), 3/500 (Imperf.)

Souvenir Sheets

Included in the series are two souvenir sheets, one of which is a 3D printed sheet:

Souvenir Sheet Sp5212 (3D)
Souvenir Sheet Sp5212A

Sheetlets

The series also has three sheetlets:

Sheetlet Sp5212B
Sheetlet Sp5212C
Sheetlet Sp5212D

FDC

Part of the series is also available on FDCs:

FDC Fp5206-5211 for stamps 5206-5211 (FDC available for both imperforated and perforated stamps).
FDC Fp5212 / Fp5212A for souvenir sheets 5212 / 5212A (both available imperforated and perforated).

Stamp leaflets

The new issue stamp leaflet for this issue:

Leaflet (front)
Leaflet (inside)

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

Stamp release news is strictly for philatelic purposes only.

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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.

3 thoughts on “KSC5206-5212D: 60th Founding Anniversary of the Central Zoo (3D)

  1. Hello, Christian, please note we do not sell stamps (from any country) ourselves, the KSS is only a philatelic organization. However, if you’d like to buy these stamps you have to go to the website of the issuing postal organization/company or else try websites of re-sellers/stamp dealers or online auction websites (such as Ebay or Delcampe).

    The direct link to the website of the Korea Stamp Corporation can be found at the copyright notice inside the article text.

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