Photos for 1960s editions of Korean Philately


In the 1960s and for several decades afterwards David Phillips often wrote for Korean Philately magazine as well as being for some time the publisher of KP. He was also a producer of many philatelic publications including some of the best philatelic publications on Korea. This was at a time when next to nothing was available on the subject of Korea and philately in the English language.

In 2019 when I “pushed” David to write about those times and how publications were created he started to look for things in boxes in his house. One day he emailed me about negatives he had found, which he sent to me. After I had created photos from these negatives and showed scans of them he emailed me this:

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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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