KSC5325-5326: Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea

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(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 20 February 2021 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a set of stamps and souvenir sheets commemorating the “Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea” which was held from January 5 to 12 this year.

The KSC also released this text: “The Eighth Congress of the WPK is an expression of the firm self-confidence of the WPK determined to lead the cause of socialism to a victorious next stage and a political event of great significance to be etched in the Party’s history of struggle.”

The stamps and souvenir sheet issued are:

  • 10 won stamp: Emblem of the Eighth Congress of the WPK
  • 100 won stamp (souvenir sheet): Greatest glory to Comrade Kim Jong Un, the great leader of the WPK and the Korean people
  • 100 won stamp (souvenir sheet): The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un making a report at the Eighth Congress of the WPK
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Embodying the politics based on the people-first principle
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Birth of strategic weapon of the WPK style, strengthening the People’s Army into the elite forces
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Sustained economic growth and vivid improvement of the people’s standard of living
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Let us make a breakthrough in solving the people’s food, clothing and housing problems
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Continuously strengthening the national defence capability
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): Development of science and technology is a crucial task and an optimum policy
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): For independent reunification of the country and development of external relations
  • 30 won stamp (sheetlet): For development of Party work

Individual stamps/sheets/sheetlets:

FDC

The accompanying FDC for the series:

Technical details

1. Stamp
Date of Issue: February 20 Juche 110 (2021)
Stock No.: 5324
Size: 38.5 x 28 mm
Denomination: 10 won
Designer: Ho Song Gil, Choe Chol Man
and 9 others
Printing: Offset
Sheet Composition: 36(9x4)
Quantity: 30 000 (Perf.), 3 000 (Imperf.)
2. Souvenir sheets (2 values)
Stock No.: 5325-5326
Size: 100 x 120 mm, 45 x 54 mm(stamp),
54 x 45 mm(stamp)
Denomination: 100 won x 2
Designer: Ho Song Gil, Choe Chol Man
and 9 others
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 2/30 000 (Perf.), 2/3 000 (Imperf.)
3. Sheetlets (4 values)
Stock No.: 5327-5330
Size: 120 x 92 mm, 59.5 x 31.5 mm(stamp),
Denomination: 60 won x 4
Designer: Ho Song Gil, Choe Chol Man
and 9 others
Printing: Offset
Quantity: 4/30 000 (Perf.), 4/3 000 (Imperf.)
4. FDC
Size: 200 x 140 mm
Designer: Kim Won Myong
Quantity: 7/500

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (page 1) for KSC5325-5326
New issue leaflet (page 2) for KSC5325-5326
New issue leaflet (page 3) for KSC5325-5326
New issue leaflet (page 4) for KSC5325-5326
New issue leaflet (page 5) for KSC5325-5326

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Currently KSS Publisher/Webmaster, previously KSS Chairman (2018-2019). Living in Amsterdam. I collect Korean revenue stamps, see my website:
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