Korean stamp designer Mr. Boo Yung La (1965)

Articles South Korea

In 1959 considering the importance of stamp design, the Ministry of Communications decided to employ full time designers and was able to obtain two well known designers. They were Messers. Choon Whan Kang and Tai Sung Kim. Mr. Kim resigned from the post after four months and Mr. Boo Young La took his place.

Mr. La produced some fine designs in the year 1960, and the following stamps are his work:

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Original article, new graphics
This article was originally published in KP Vol. XIV No. 4 (November 1965), based on an article translated by Warren Hahn from ‘Korean Stamps’ magazine of July 1965. The graphics shown here are based on stamps from Robert Finder’s collection.

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