KPC3744-3747: The Historic Architecture in Korea (Jeongja, Pavilion) (Special Issue)

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 24 April 2024 KoreaPost issued a special stamp issue commemorating “The Historic Architecture in Korea (Jeongja, Pavilion)“. The stamps were issued in a special sheetlet containing 4 (2×2) stamps of 690 won, 840 won, 1010 won and 1090 won. The stamps were printed by Brebner Print for POSA.

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KPC3740-3743: The Historic Architecture in Korea (Jeongja, Pavilion)

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 24 April 2024 KoreaPost issued a stamp issue commemorating “The Historic Architecture in Korea (Jeongja, Pavilion)“. The stamps were issued in a sheet containing 12 (2×6) stamps of 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Brebner Print for POSA.

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Specialised Catalogue of Korean Stamps

South Korea will celebrate the 140th anniversary of the inception of the modern postal system in 2024. On the occasion of this significant year, to be commemorated both nationally and internationally, PHILAKOREA will take place for the fifth time under FIP recognition. As South Korea has achieved remarkable economic growth in such a brief period, […]

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KPC3739: 100th Anniversary of Cheongseok Educational Foundation

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 12 April 2024 KoreaPost issued a stamp issue commemorating the “100th Anniversary of Cheongseok Educational Foundation“. The stamps were issued in a minisheet containing 4×5 (20) stamps of 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Royal Joh. Enschedé for POSA.

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Postal and communications routes in Korea (1913)

Maps play an indispensable role in philatelic research, offering a unique lens through which to explore the intricate tapestry of history and geography that stamps represent. As miniature canvases of cultural and political narratives, stamps are more than just a means of postage; they are a reflection of the changing landscapes, borders, and identities of […]

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News about the Postponement of “Philakorea 2024” to 2025

Korea Post has made the decision to postpone Philakorea 2024 to 2025. Although the head of the Korean delegation to Thailand 2023 announced and confirmed that Philakorea would be held in August, 2024 on the occasion of the Korean Night event, general government budget situation forced every organization under the government control to radically cut […]

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The year in stamps: 1953 The signing of the Armistice Agreement

The year 1953 was a significant one in the history of South Korea. The country was still in the throes of the Korean War, which had been raging since 1950, but the situation had begun to stabilize as the two sides continued negotiating a ceasefire. Meanwhile, life for ordinary Koreans continued, albeit with significant challenges […]

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