KSC5242: Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 12 April 2020 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a sheetlet commemorating the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon. The sheetlet consists of two different stamps, one showing the logo and cup of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon, the other showing a participant running the marathon.


The stamp designs in the sheetlet are:

  • 200 won stamp (sheetlet): Logo and cup of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon and champion cup
  • 300 won stamp (sheetlet): A marathon player
KSC5242 sheetlet


The accompanying FDC for the series:

FDC Fp5242

Technical details

1. Sheetlet
Date of Issue: April 12 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5242
Size: 140 x 100 mm, 42 x 64mm (stamp),
Denomination: 500 won
Designer: Kim Won Myong, U Jong Hyok
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 5 000 (Perf.), 1 000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 229 x 162 mm
Designer: U Jong Hyok
Quantity: 700

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5242
New issue leaflet (back) for KSC5242

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