The Korea 1965 Christmas/New Year and TB seals

In 1965 the Korean National Tuberculosis Association (KNTA), following 1961-1964’s examples, would again introduce multiple seals with four different designs in the Christmas and New Year/TB seals series. All four seals for 1965 depicted stylized fauna, one with a dear, another with a peacock, a third with mandarin ducks and the fourth with cranes. These […]

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KPC3705-3706: UNESCO Intagible Cultural Heritage (Ganggangsullae)

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 14 September 2023 KoreaPost issued a stamp issue commemorating “UNESCO Intagible Cultural Heritage (Ganggangsullae)”. The stamps were also issued in a minisheet of 10 stamps at 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Southern Colour Print for POSA.

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A very early post-war philatelic cover issued for the landing at Incheon in 1945

In line with agreements regarding the planned post-WW2 dismantling of the Japanese Empire reached by the allies at the Yalta Conference in February 1945, Japan would be forced to relinquish control of all the territories it had conquered during the war or annexed prior to the outbreak of hostilities (including Korea). Korea would be divided […]

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