KSC5235: Sweet Brier

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a stamp and a so-called entire showing sweet brier. 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), and another 10 won stamp showing bambo (KSC5234).


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

KSC5235 stamp (image from new issue leaflet)

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 KSC5235


The accompanying FDC for the series:

FDC for KSC5235


The entire published for this issue:

Entire En430 for KSC5235

Technical details

1. Stamp
Date of Issue: January 24 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5235
Size: Ф 54 x 32 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Jo Won Nam
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 30.000 (Perf.), 2.000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 500
3. Entire
Stock No.: 430
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Hong Song Il
Quantity: 300

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5235
New issue leaflet (back) for KSC5235

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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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