KSC5268-5269: City of Samjiyon

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued two souvenir sheets showing the City of Samjiyon. The KSC describes the subject of the sheets as “the epitome of the socialist civilization whose architecture strikes the perfect combination of the nationality, modernity and specific feature of the northern tableland.”

The KSC also states that Samjiyon “provides the practicality, diversity and the formative art in the structures.” The sheets contain a total of six stamps (three per sheet).


The stamps have a value of 50 won each. The designs show:

  • Samjiyon Technical Senior Middle School(삼지연기술고급중학교)
  • Samjiyon City People’s Hospital (삼지연시인민병원)
  • Samjiyon Bog Bilberry Beverage Factory (삼지연들쭉음료공장)
  • Samjiyon City Gymnasium (삼지연시체육관)
  • Dwelling houses in the city of Samjiyon (삼지연시살림집)
  • Samjiyon Hotel (삼지연호텔)
KSC5268 sheetlet
KSC5269 sheetlet


The accompanying FDCs for the series:

FDC Fp5268
FDC Fp5269

Technical details

1. Sheetlets (2 values)
Date of Issue: March 10 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5268-5269
Size: 128 x 87 mm, 37 x 37 mm(stamp)
Φ 32 mm(stamp)
Denomination: 150 won x 2
Designer: Jo Won Nam, Choe Kuk Chol
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 2/15 000 (Perf.), 2/1 000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 200 x 140 mm
Designer: Kang Chol U
Quantity: 2/600

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5268-5269
New issue leaflet (back) for KSC5268-5269

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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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