North Korea 20 Wn South Korea Occupation Postal Stationery Card

(Originally from KP double number November 2012 / February 2013, Vol. 54 Nr. 4 / Vol. 55 Nr. 1) The following item sold on e-Bay on July 25, 2009, for US $961. The 5 ch Liberation South Korea postal stationery card (Figure 1) was revalued and overprinted in mid-1950 by occupying North Korea forces with a […]

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Study of Meter Franking Stamps in Korea

The handbook and catalogue 한국우편요금계기인 or “Study of Meter Franking Stamps in Korea”  was published by the 부산우취회 / Busan Philatelic Club in 1996 on the 40th anniversary of the founding of the BPC. Besides approx. 40 pages of explanations and introductions the handbook contains numerous pictures of individual meter marks and accompanying slogans, spread out over 288 […]

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Asian Politics via Meter Stamp Slogans

(Text originally published in MSS Quarterly Bulletin Nr. 314.) Shown here are two Republic of Korea (South Korea) Post Office meter stamps from 2005 with pictorial propaganda slogans. The top slogan is a map of the Sea of Japan (or East Sea as the Koreans call it) with a circle around the Dokdo Islands in the […]

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