Birth Anniversary of Leader Kim Jong Il,
Issued Feb. 16, 2003

A stamp and a souvenir sheet are issued to mark the birthday of leader Kim Jong Il.

3 won stamp: 10th Anniversary of Erecting of the Ode Monument
Pictured on the stamp is the ode monument erected on the background of Jong Il Peak towering near the secret camp on Mt.Paektu in 1993.
The ode personally written by president Kim Il Sung is engraved on the ode monument.
President Kim Il Sung wrote the poem dedicated to leader Kim Jong Il on his 50th birthday.
"Jong Il Peak soars high above Mt.Paektu,
Where the limpid Soback meanders.
Can it be the Shining Star's fiftieth birhday already?
Admired by all for his power of pen and sword
Combined with his loyal and filial mind,
And unanimous praise and cheers shake heaven and earth".
February 16,1992 Kim Il Sung

75 won souvenir sheet: Sunrise over Mt.Paektu
Mt.Paektu is the birthplace where leader Kim jong Il was born and grew up and the revolutionary cradle where he cultivated the lofty ambition and courage to inherit the revolution from generation to generation.
His birth as the son of Mt.Paektu was the bright sunrise promising the splendid future of Korean revolution
Pictured on the stamp is the sunrise over Mt.Paektu's Hyangdo Peak(2,712m) in the morning and written on the natural rock of Mt.Paektu are his autographes Mt.Paektu, the sacred revolutionary mountain. Kim Jong Il.

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4252 
Stamps 
Kim Myong Sik 
45*36mm mm 
Offset 
Perf.
Used
0.02
Mint
0.02
FDC
0.32
Imperf.
Used
0.04
Mint
0.04
FDC
0.34
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4253 
Souvenir Sheet 
Kong Kyong Su 
90*60mm, 64*42mm(stamp) mm 
 
Perf.
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0.50
Mint
0.50
FDC
0.80
Imperf.
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1.00
Mint
1.00
FDC
1.30

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