The story about how a new stamp issue was created

North Korea

In August 2016, I contacted my then contact person in Korea Stamp Corporation, the North Korean state stamp agency, KSC, Moscow branch. I knew him since the Nordia 2005 Stamp Expo in Gothenburg. We had already co-operated 4 times before, in 2008, 2010 and 2015, in issuing special North Korean stamps.

Now, I informed him about the 2017 Finlandia European Stamp Exhibition and that Finland had issued 9 different stamps between 1942 and 2014 with Tampere topics, the City where the Expo Finlandia 2017 should be held between May 24-28, 2017. Three out of the nine stamps of the Tampere topics were bridges.

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Buying DPRK stamps
Besides ordering directly from the KSC, North Korean (new) stamp issues are also available through Per-Olof Jönsson’s store on Delcampe or by contacting him directly by email at koreascandia@yahoo.com. Please note that all business is done without any KSS involvement, KSS assumes no responsibility for any dealings with any stamp dealer.
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Per-Olof Jönsson
I am member of KSS and collector of North Korean stamps since very long. I happen to be Client No. 2 at KSC, importing and selling DPRK stamps since 2005. Now also proud member of the KSS “North Korea Specialist Collectors” and responsible for the KSS New Releases DPRK.

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