Title: Definitive Stamp (7 won)
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
623 
KPC#
256 
MICHEL#
650 
StanGib#
787 
Scott#
639 
Date of Issue
05/01/1969 
Quantity
10,330,000 
Denomination
7 won 
Design
The Korean Flag; light blue 
Designer
Kang Choon-whan 
Image Area
19mm*22mm 
Perforation
1312 
Sheet Composition
1010 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
In most countries the stamp issue policy shows a trend that more emphasis is being laid on the stamp`s secondary function as means to publicize their national prestige and to propagandize their culture rather than on its original function as postage collecting means.

The Ministry of Communications plans to put out its first gravure, with the design of national flag, stamp priced at 7 won on May 1, as a first step toward producing as superior, clear and beautiful stamps as those issued by any other advanced countries.

Since production of a photo-gravure stamp involves highly sophisticated work, it took many years most often then not before a country acquires necessary techniques so that it can produce multi-colored gravure stamps by the end of this year or during the next year.

The Ministry of Communications will issue six gravure stamps this year including the one on May 1, and is devoting itself to solve all the administrative and technical problems involved in it, in order to set a new milestone in the postal history of this country.