KSC5234: Bamboo

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a stamp and a so-called entire showing bamboo. The 10 won stamp, published on 24 January, coincides with the release of a 10 won stamp showing the national tree of North Korea, the pine tree (KSC5233).


The stamp has a value of 10 won and shows an example of bamboo:

KSC5234 stamp (image from new issue leaflet)


The accompanying FDC for the series:

FDC for KSC5234

The FDC cancellation in more detail:

FDC cancellation for KSC5234


The entire published for this issue:

Entire En429 for KSC5234

Technical details

1. Stamp
Date of Issue: January 24 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5234
Size: 52 x 34 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Kim Hae Yong
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 30.000 (Perf.), 2.000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: U Jong Hyok
Quantity: 500
3. Entire
Stock No.: 429
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 300

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5234
New issue leaflet (back) for KSC5234

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

Stamp release news is strictly for philatelic purposes only.


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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