KSC5233: Pine Tree

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a stamp to “reflect the pine tree, national tree of the DPRK. The pine tree is an evergreen conifer of the family Pinaceae which grows on a vast area below 800m above sea level except the northern highlands of the Korean peninsula. Evergreen and viable, it symbolizes the unflinching spirit of the Korean people.”

Stamp

The stamp has a value of 10 won stamp and shows a pine tree:

KSC5233 stamp (Sp5233)

Souvenir Sheet

Intriguingly a souvenir sheet was also created. This is shown in the new issue leaflet, but not on the KSC website.

Souvenir Sheet for KSC5233

FDC

The accompanying FDC for the series:

FDC for KSC5233

Maxicard

The maxicard published for this issue:

Maxicard Mx406

Technical details

1. Stamp
Date of Issue: January 24 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5233
Size: 51 x 39 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 30.000 (Perf.), 2.000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 500
3. Maxicard
Stock No.: 406
Size: 148 x 105 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 500

Stamp leaflet

The new issue stamp leaflet for this issue was also released:

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5233
New issue leaflet (back) for KSC5233

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Ivo Spanjersberg
Currently KSS Publisher/Webmaster, previously KSS Chairman (2018-2019). Living in Amsterdam. I collect Korean revenue stamps, see my website:
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