A KSS Member’s Trip to the Heohyeon Underground Shopping Center Stamp Dealers’ Area

A career choice brought me and my Korean stamp collection that I started 30 years ago, back to the ROK. Korea certainly has changed in numerous positive and interesting ways but much like the US, the pastime of stamp collecting seems to have lost some of its appeal to technology.

Continue Reading

KSC5467-5474: Military Parade Held in Celebration of the 75th Founding Anniversary of the Korean People’s Army

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 20 March 2023 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a set of stamps commemorating the “Military Parade Held in Celebration of the 75th Founding Anniversary of the Korean People’s Army”.

Continue Reading

KSC5446-5452: Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 11 February 2023 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a set of a stamp and a souvenir sheet commemorating the “Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea”.

Continue Reading

KPC3637-3638: Protecting Endangered Species in Korea-Cambodia REDD+ Joint Project Areas

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 10 February 2023 KoreaPost issued a stamp issue commemorating “Protecting Endangered Species in Korea-Cambodia REDD+ Joint Project Areas”. The stamps were also issued in a minisheet of 6 x 3 (18) stamps of 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Cartor for POSA.

Continue Reading

KPC3636: The 100th Anniversary of the Death of Patriot Kim Sangohk

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 27 January 2023 KoreaPost issued a stamp commemorating the “100th anniversary of the death of patriot Kim Sangohk”. The stamp was also issued in a minisheet of 16 stamps of 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Cartor for POSA.

Continue Reading

KPC3634: “200th Anniversary of the Birth of Louis Pasteur”

(News from 우정사업본부 / KoreaPost) On 27 December 2022 KoreaPost issued a stamp issue commemorating the “200th Anniversary of the Birth of Louis Pasteur”. The stamps were also issued in a minisheet of 5 x 3 stamps of 430 won each. The stamps were printed by Royal Johan Enschedé for POSA.

Continue Reading

Changes in Korea Stamp Society Membership Enrolment for 2023

The Korea Stamp Society’s (KSS) Board, after wide-ranging discussions with the membership, have decided to implement new guidelines for KSS membership starting on January 1, 2023. We have grown over the past four years from less than 40 members to over 400. During this period, we have not charged for KSS membership. The Board believes […]

Continue Reading

KSC5444: On the Orientation of the Building of Our Party in the New Era and the Tasks of the Central Cadres Training School of the Workers’ Party of Korea

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 2 December 2022 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp titled “On the Orientation of the Building of Our Party in the New Era and the Tasks of the Central Cadres Training School of the Workers’ Party of Korea”.

Continue Reading

KSC5441-5442: In Commemoration of the 75th Anniv. of the Founding of the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School and Kang Pan Sok Revolutionary School

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 2 December 2022 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp titled “In Commemoration of the 75th Anniv. of the Founding of the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School and Kang Pan Sok Revolutionary School”.

Continue Reading

KSC5440: Demonstration of Actuality, Militant Effectiveness and Actual War Capacities of the Nuclear Combat Forces of the State

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On 25 November 2022 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued a stamp titled “Demonstration of Actuality, Militant Effectiveness and Actual War Capacities of the Nuclear Combat Forces of the State”.

Continue Reading