KSC5180E: Kimilsungia and Kimjongilia, the Immortal Flowers

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 15 November 2018 the 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp showing the Kimilsungia and Kimjongilia, the so-called “Immortal Flowers”. At the same time the KSC also issued a stamp showing a pine tree, which is the “National Tree of the DPRK”.

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KPC3344-3345: Korea-Iran Joint Issue

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 23 October 2018 KoreaPost released two stamps forming a joined issue with Iran. The stamps show Korean and Persian art. The history of exchanges between Korea and Iran go back to the Silk Road, 1,500 years ago. The Silk Road, a path of exchanges between the human civilizations of the […]

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KSC5180C-5180D: The Fifth Round of North-South Summit Meeting and Talks

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 18 October 2018 the 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp commemorating the fourth round of the north-south summit meeting. The release came with this text: “Stamps were issued to commemorate the fifth round of north-south summit meeting and talks held in Pyongyang between September 18 […]

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KSC5180B: The Fourth Round of North-South Summit Meeting and Talks

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 18 October 2018 the 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp commemorating the fourth round of the north-south summit meeting. The release came with this text: “The fourth round of north-south summit meeting and talks took place at the Thongil House in the northern area of […]

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KSC5180A: The Third Round of North-South Summit Meeting and Talks

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 16 October 2018 the 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp sheet commemorating the third round of north-south summit meeting. The release came with this text: “The third round of north-south summit meeting and talks took place at the House of Peace in the southern area […]

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KPC3343: The 150th anniversary of General Hong Bum Do’s birth

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 12 October 2018 KoreaPost released a stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of General Hong Bum Do’s birth. Hong Beom-do (August 27, 1868 – October 25, 1943), was a Korean independence activist born in Chasong, North Pyongan. Hong organized a resistance force named the Righteous Army during the Japanese occupation of […]

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KPC3341-3342: Postal Culture Week

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 2 October 2018 KoreaPost released two commemorative stamps for “Postal Culture Week”, promoting the idea of writing letters by hand instead of typing letters on a computer. For us, philatelists, this is especially important: the small number of letters being written these days means most children never see an […]

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