Korean Philately Vol. 56 No. 2 (Q2 2020)

Individual issues

The KSS has published a new edition of the KSS magazine, Korean Philately, the second KP of 2020. Just as was the case with issue no. 1 of this year you can own a full-colour magazine-style printed hard-copy version of this KP! As a member you can download this edition of Korean Philately for free as a PDF.

How to download?

This edition of Korean Philately can, just like all previous editions/issues, be downloaded from the KSS website. In case you just can’t wait to download it, here is the direct download link for you as a member:

To see this download link please login first
Because this is a “member only” download, you must be logged on to the KSS website for the link to work. Not a member yet? Join for free right now and have free access to this edition and all previous editions of KP in no time!

Want to own a printed version? Buy one online!

The KP used to be sent to KSS members as part of their membership. Given present day costs of printing and sending hard-copy editions of magazines and books this would not be a viable option any longer. This is especially true because of the the fact that KSS membership is currently 100% for free.

If you would like to order a printed copy, you can find the two print versions of Korean Philately magazine on the KSS profile at Blurb.com:

Order print versions of Korean Philately magzines

Notice Blurb has the occasional discount offer. This can save you quite a lot of money!

Why “Vol. 56” and not “Vol. 54”?

This is where I must make a small confession: when creating issue 1 of 2020 I hadn’t looked at the KP archive. (Yes, I know, stupid of me.) Turns out the KSS had already published a complete volume 54 (four issues) and even started on a volume 55 back in 2013. Which is why this is volume 56, not 54. However, since issue 1 has been ordered by many people already (at this time almost 40 printed-on-demand KP’s have been sold through Blurb!) changing the volume/issue number didn’t seem like a good idea.

Your article in KP?

It’s great to publish articles on your (Korea related) philatelic interest! See how people react to articles by looking at the great comments our authors get and notice how good your materials would look like in print! With both the PDF and the Blurb printed-on-demand versions KSS members can now choose there preferred method of reading Korean Philately magazine, but that is also true for our authors of course. Therefore, if you’d like to publish an article as well for the KSS website and/or Korean Philately magazine, please contact us through our online form. “Letters to the Editor” for the next issue(s) are also very welcome!

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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