KSC5286-5290: 75th Anniv. of Founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 10 October 2020 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a series of stamps and cards to commemorate the “75th Anniv. of Founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea“. The KSC states “The WPK founded by the great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung has strengthened and developed into an invincible revolutionary party under the outstanding and seasoned leadership of the great Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and has wonderfully performed its role as the organization that guides our people to all victories amid the historic struggle to accomplish the cause of the Juche revolution.”

The text continued: “Today the Korean people are stepping up the general advance towards the final victory of the revolution by uniting with one mind and purpose around Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the WPK.”

Stamps

The stamps designs are:

  • 10 won stamp: Flag of the WPK
  • 10 won stamp: The Korean people greeting the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK
  • 110 won stamp (souvenir sheet): The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung making a report to the Inaugural Congress of the Workers’ Party of North Korea [August 29, Juche 35 (1946)]
  • 110 won stamp (souvenir sheet): The great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il making a concluding speech at the Third Conference of Ideological Workers of the WPK [February 19, Juche 63 (1974)]
  • 110 won stamp (souvenir sheet): Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un making a report on the work of the Central Committee of the WPK at Seventh Congress of the WPK [May 6-7, Juche 105 (2016)]
Stamp KSC5286: Flag of the WPK
Stamp KSC5287: The Korean people greeting the 75th founding anniversary of the WPK
Stamp KSC5288 (souvenir sheet): The great leader Comrade Kim Il Sung making a report to the Inaugural Congress of the Workers’ Party of North Korea [August 29, Juche 35 (1946)]
Stamp KSC5289 (souvenir sheet): The great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il making a concluding speech at the Third Conference of Ideological Workers of the WPK [February 19, Juche 63 (1974)]
Stamp KSC5290 (souvenir sheet): Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un making a report on the work of the Central Committee of the WPK at Seventh Congress of the WPK [May 6-7, Juche 105 (2016)]
FDCs

The accompanying FDCs for the series:

FDC Fp5286-5287
FDCs Fp5286-Fp5290

Postcards

A set of postcards was also created for this series:

Postcard Ps740
Postcard Ps741
Postcard Ps742
Reverse of postcards Ps740-Ps742

Technical details

1. Stamps (2 values)
Date of Issue: October 10 Juche 109 (2020)
Stock No.: 5286 - 5287
Size: 42 x 30 mm, 52 x 34 mm
Denomination: 10 won x 2
Designer: Choe Chol Man, Kim Hae Yong,
Kim Won Myong,Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Sheet Composition: 3 x 8 (5286), 5 x 4 (5287)
Quantity: 2/30 000 (Perf.), 2/2 000 (Imperf.)
2. Souvenir sheets (3 values)
Stock No.: 5288 - 5290
Size: 75 x 90 mm, 51 x 39 mm (stamp)
Denomination: 110 won x 3
Designer: Choe Chol Man, Kim Hae Yong,
Kim Won Myong,Kang Chol U
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 3/30 000 (Perf.), 3/2 000 (Imperf.)
3. FDC
Size: 176 x 125 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 4/300
4. Postcards (3 values)
Stock No.: 740 - 742
Size: 105 x 148 mm
Denomination: 10 won x 3
Designer: Kim Won Myong, Hong Song Il
Quantity: 3/500

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (front) for KSC5286-5290
New issue leaflet (inside) for KSC5286-5290
New issue leaflet (inside cont.) for KSC5286-5290

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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:
http://www.spanjersberg.net

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