The First Two Stamps of Korea 1884 (Unique Cancelled Pairs)

At the end of the 19th century, “the country of morning calm” became a demonstration field for the world powers to demonstrate their rapidly changing military arms. A geopolitically unfavorably located country, Korea firmly tried to close the door, but the situation of this country meant it was drawn deeper and deeper into the whirlpool. […]

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North – South: A unique cover (Backgrounds and Images)

(Note: this article is a follow-up to the article from Lloyd Heath republished in December 2019.) I am happy to be able to provide an illustration (Fig. 1), and some observations, of this extremely special item of post-war Korean postal history. The sender’s address on this cover (using the Northern Korean transliteration of place names) […]

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