Different perforations for same stamps?

An envelope sent to me by a Korean stamp dealer showed me something I hadn’t thought about before: the exact same stamp with different perforations. The envelope comes with four different souvenir sheets related to (philatelic) exhibitions, the Word Fair EXPO 93 in Taejeon in 1993 and the international philatelic exhibition known as PhilaKorea in […]

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South Korean souvenir sheets by the numbers

KPSC collectors often focus their attention on specific topics, issues or themes. Besides these traditional aspects of collecting there are also other interesting features worth considering. Two examples are shown in this text. One shows the number of souvenir sheets issued each year by the KPSC since 1965. The second chart shows the change in […]

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나만의 우표 / “My Own Stamps” examples from Jeju

Since 2000 KoreaPost has given the public the option to make their own stamp sheets, a bit like Royal Mail did until recently. These sheets can be very colourful and are often given by companies to other companies or individuals. The examples shown here show sheets containing fourteen 250 won stamps (KPSC nr. U20) each. […]

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