Examples of DPRK new issue leaflet from the 1990s: when times were different

North Korea

For several years (starting in 2018) the KSS has been listing new stamp issues from North Korea. With these new issues the stamp issuing entity of the DPRK, the Korea Stamp Corporation (KSC), always releases a new issue leaflet. This issue shows details of the stamps, while at the same time doubling as an order form.

Over time these new issue leaflets and other forms of promotional materials for DPRK/KSC issues have become less and less impressive. But that wasn’t always the case. It used to be that these materials were produced at quite a high quality and even came in several different languages. Here for instance are, in no particular order, several pages from 1993 leaflets produced in French:

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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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