KSC5223A: Centenary of Founding of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a souvenir sheet to mark the centenary of the founding of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The stamps show Henry Dunant, the founder of the Red Cross, plus several situations showing examples of activities of the Red Cross.

Stamp / souvenir sheet

The sheetlet contains three stamps plus three seals without postal value. The stamps values/designs are:

  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Henry Dunant, founder of the international movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent
  • 50 won stamp (sheetlet): Disaster Risk Reduction
  • 70 won stamp (sheetlet): Water Rescue
Sheet Sp5223A


The FDC for the souvenir sheet:

FDC for KSC5223A

Technical details

1. Sheetlet (3 values)
Date of Issue: November 20 Juche 108 (2019)
Stock No.: 5223A
Size: 120 x 120 mm, 33 x 45 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 150 won total
Designer: Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 10.000 (Perf.), 1.000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 500

New issue leaflet

The KSC also released this new issue leaflet:

Front of leaflet
Reverse of leaflet

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

Stamp release news is strictly for philatelic purposes only.

Buying DPRK stamps
Besides ordering directly from the KSC, North Korean new issues are also available through our member 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.
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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