In the September 2019 KSS Newsletter I showed a stamp from an Ebay auction. The stamp itself was not remarkable: a very common Japanese 8 sen stamp from the first Showa series (Sakura 229, Scott 265, 1939) with an overprint showing a “Rose of Sharon”, the Korean empire/kingdom flower showed to these days on South Korean stamps.
Several people replied to that particular item in the Newsletter. One reply came with a remarkable image:
So, what do you think? Or what else do you know about these stamps? Please leave your comments below.