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The Ministry of Communication, Korea's issuing authority, reset the Five months after U. S. troops landed in the
"stamp serial number" assignment back to one/"1", for stamps
issued after "Liberation". Therefore, the stamps shown above
are Korea Serial Number 7-12, having been issued May 1, 1946,
after the the six overprinted/surcharged Japenese stamps, which
were issued February 1, 1946.
Southern part of the Korean peninsula, in September 1945,
six overprinted/surcharged Japanese stamps were temporarily
placed in use, on February 1, 1946, under the direction of
the U. S. Military Government. Five months later,
on June 30, 1946, this temporary issue was withdrawn
from use; having been replaced by the Korean designed,
but Japanese printed, six stamp "Liberation from Japanese
Rule" set, which were issued May 1, 1946.
The Ministry of Communication, Korea's issuing authority, reset the
Five months after U. S. troops landed in the