KSC5215J: Lake Chon on Mount Paektu

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a stamp to show Mount Paektu, an ancestral sacred mountain of Korean Revolution. The mountain, on which the revolutionary traditions of the country struck their root deep, instils the revolutionary spirit of Paektu, the spirit of blizzards of Paektu, in the Korea […]

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North Korea’s Interpretation in 1959 of the Korean War

On 25 June, 1950, the DPRK invaded the Republic of Korea (South Korea) in a war for the unification of the nation. Due to immediate United Nations military action this invasion was unsuccessful. An armistice agreement was signed between the UN forces and the forces of the DPRK and the People’s Republic of China on […]

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KSC5215C-5215D Visit to Russian Federation Made by Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the WPK, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the DPRK Armed Forces

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued a stamp and a souvenir sheets to commemorate the Visit to the Russian Federation by Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK and Supreme Commander of the DPRK […]

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KSC5215A-5215B On Socialist Construction and the Internal and External Policies of the Government of the Republic at the Present Stage

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has issued two souvenir sheets with both one stamp each reflecting the main idea of the policy delivered by Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un a the First Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK on April 12 Juche 108 (2019).

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KSC5213-5214: 80th Anniversary of the Victorious Battles in the Musan Area

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) On May 5 2019 the Korea Stamp Corporation issued one stamp and a souvenir sheetlet to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Victorious Battles in the Musan Area between May 22 and 23 Juche 28 (1939), under, it is said, the leadership of the great leader Comrade Kim […]

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Reader’s Question: Too early day of issue of DPRK stamps?

(Reader’s question/Q&A) While browsing Ebay I recently ran into a listing which I first thought had read incorrectly. It was the “The 80th Anniversary of the Victorious Battles in the Musan Area” set of stamps, with a date of publication of 22 May 2019. However, despite these stamps’ future day of issue here they were, available […]

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KSC5199A: Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Official Goodwill Visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

(News from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation) The Korea Stamp Corporation has published a 30 won stamp on the occasion of “Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un’s Official Goodwill Visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.”

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The “Back Stories” of Unissued Stamps of The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

The greatest difficultly in studying DPRK stamps is that reliable references are very limited in number, and the information available might be incomplete or even incorrect. Some stamps are without images in catalogues, some are unissued; and once in a while, collectors may surprisingly find something they have never seen or known before. However, it […]

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