KSC5331-5333: Natural Monuments

New Releases DPRK

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 10 March 2021 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a series of stamps showing natural monuments of KOrea, such as a magnolia growing on Mount Taesong and the oldest appletree in the DPRK.

The stamps and souvenir sheet issued are:

  • 50 won stamp: Magnolia in Mt Taesong It grows on wet areas of mountainsides and valleys below 1 400m above sea level except northern highlands of Korea, mingling with other broadleaved trees.
  • 50 won stamp: Char in Lake Chon on Mt Paektu As a speciality of Lake Chon on Mt Paektu and a fish under protection of the international biospheric reserve, it is widely researched in the academic field.
  • 50 won stamp: Ancestral Apple Tree As an oldest apple tree in the DPRK, it is counted as valuable natural monument in Ryongjon-ri, Pukchong County, South Hamgyong Province.
KSC5331 stamp
KSC5332 stamp
KSC5333 stamp

Sheet Composition

Complete sheets of KSC5331-5333:

KSC5331 complete sheet
KSC5332 complete sheet
KSC5333 complete sheet


The accompanying FDC for the series:


Technical details

1. Stamps (3 values)
Date of Issue: March 10 Juche 110 (2021)
Stock No.: 5331 - 5333
Size: 77 x 44 mm
Denomination: 50 won x 3
Designer: Kim Nam Su
Printing: Offset
Sheet Composition: 9(3x3)
Quantity: 3/10 000 (Perf.), 3/1 000 (Imperf.)
2. FDC
Size: 162 x 114 mm
Designer: Kim Nam Su
Quantity: 3/500

Stamp leaflet

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

New issue leaflet (page 1) for KSC5331-5333
New issue leaflet (page 2) for KSC5331-5333
New issue leaflet (page 3) for KSC5331-5333
New issue leaflet (page 4) for KSC5331-5333

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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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