KSC5320: 79th Birthday of the Great Leader Comrade Kim Jong Il

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 16 February 2021 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp “to mark the 79th birthday of the great leader Comrade Kim Jong Il. The stamp reflects Chairman Kim Jong Il’s birthplace in the Paektusan Secret Camp and Jong Il Peak.”

The text continues: “The Paektusan Secret Camp is situated in the City of Samjiyon, Ryanggang Province. Jong Il Peak, which has an elevation of 1 798m above sea level, rises behind Chairman Kim Jong Il’s birthplace, as if defending his native home.”

The stamp as issued:

  • 10 won stamp: Jong Il Peak and Chairman Kim Jong Il’s birthplace in the Paektusan Secret Camp
Stamp KSC5320

The sheet composition is as follows:

Sheet for KSC5320


The accompanying FDC for the series:

FDC Fp5320

Technical details

1. Stamp
Date of Issue: February 16 Juche 110 (2021)
Stock No.: 5320
Size: 45 x 33 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Printing: Offset
Sheet Composition: 25(5x5)
Quantity: 10 000 (Perf.), 1 000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 500

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (page 1) for KSC5320
New issue leaflet (page 2) for KSC5320
New issue leaflet (page 3) for KSC5320

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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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