Korean Philately Vol. 57 No. 2 (Q2 2021)

Individual issues

The KSS has published a new edition of the KSS magazine, Korean Philately, the second KP for 2021! As a member you can download this edition of Korean Philately for free as a PDF. And again, just as was the case with all four issues for 2020, you can own a full-colour magazine-style hard-copy version of this KP!

How to download?

This edition of Korean Philately can, just like all previous editions/issues, be downloaded from the KSS website. In case you just can’t wait to download it, here is the direct download link for you as a member:

Korean Philately Vol. 57 No. 2 (Q2 2021)

Because this is a “member only” download, you must be logged on to the KSS website for the link to work. Not a member yet? Join for free right now and have free access to this edition and all previous editions of KP in no time!

Want to own a printed version? Buy one online!

The KP used to be sent to KSS members as part of their membership. Given present day costs of printing and sending hard-copy editions of magazines and books this would not be a viable option any longer. This is especially true because of the fact that KSS membership is currently 100% for free.

If you would like to order a printed copy, you can find the print versions of Korean Philately magazine on the KSS profile at Blurb.com:

Order print versions of Korean Philately magazines

Notice Blurb has the occasional discount offer. This can save you quite a lot of money!

And in case you are wondering: we make pretty much zero profit on selling hard-copy KP’s, we only offer this service through Blurb in case you would like to hold our great looking magazine in your own hands.

What does Korean Philately look like?

Want to have an idea of what you will get with this edition of Korean Philately? Below are some of the 84 pages of this KP:

Page from article on Horace Underwood.

One of a set of pages showing many individual examples of fake stamps.

Seals and other items from Korean Relief Inc.’s charity activities.

One set of stamps from several series used to pay for consular services.

One of several examples of items from the 1930’s activities of Dr. Hall.

Your article in KP?

It’s great to publish articles on your (Korea related) philatelic interests! See how people react to articles by looking at the great comments our authors get and notice how good your materials would look like in print! With both the PDF and the Blurb printed-on-demand versions KSS members can now choose there preferred method of reading Korean Philately magazine, but that is also true for our authors of course. Therefore, if you’d like to publish an article as well for the KSS website and/or Korean Philately magazine, please contact us through our online form. “Letters to the Editor” for the next issue(s) are also very welcome, as are ideas for other print items (such as the seals shown here).

KSS seals

Besides the printed version of KP the KSS has also created other items this year: seals. You can read more about the KSS seals on our website, or if you want to buy them right now (we know you want to!) you can go directly to the KSS Delcampe webshop.


4 thoughts on “Korean Philately Vol. 57 No. 2 (Q2 2021)

    1. Hi James, which 5 pages do you mean? There are approx. 5 pages shown above in this article/page, but they are just examples from the complete issue. The link to the download of the complete PDF can be found at the beginning of the page, under “How to download?” Or did you mean something else entirely?

  1. Thanks for the nice article on the Korean forgeries. It was my pleasure to send them. I have lots of other Korean philatelic items but do not have the research available to write articles for them. But, if you ever need illustrations, let me know. Also, how do I obtain color hard copies of the magazines> I much prefer reading paper to computers.

    Best, George Notarpole

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