Title: Inauguration of Postal Mechanization; 
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Stamp Serial#
696 
KPC#
C-432 
MICHEL#
723 
StanGib#
867 
Scott#
713 
Date of Issue
07/01/1970 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Parcel sorting area 
Designer
Chun Hee-han 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
10Ąż5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
Following the successful carrying out of the Five Year Economic Plan, Korea has achieved remarkable progress in the industrial areas and cultural life. As a result of its tremendous development the communication needs has been increased considerably and the volume of mails has been increased to a large amounts.

The daily growing mail volumes has made it difficult to handle all the mails fast and effectively without introducing automatic method. Therefore the postal administration of Korea has launched out a drive to modernize the mailing facilities and streamline the postal management with introducing the modern techniques and system from the advanced countries. The indoor conveying system has been completed at Seoul Central Post Office as a first step of the mechanization program and it will be put into operation beginning on July 1, 1970.

The Ministry of Communications issues a commemorative postage stamp in celebration of the inauguration of the Postal Mechanization System.