Title: Royal Court Clothes Series (5th Issue)
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Stamp Serial#
870 
KPC#
C-578 
MICHEL#
897 
StanGib#
1079 
Scott#
868 
Date of Issue
11/30/1973 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Ko-kun-bok
Military Officer's costume 
Designer
Kim Sung-sil 
Image Area
33mm*49mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Ministry of Communications is issuing these two stamps as the fifth and final part of a series introducing traditional Korean clothes. These stamps feature Kukunbok, a military clothes of the Yi Dynasty period, and Pyongsangbok, an ordinary costume for wives of civil and military officials.

1. Kukunbok: Worn by military officials during Yi Dynasty, this clothes consists of Dongdali, a long coat; Jonbok, a sleeveless outer apparel; Jonrip, a hat plumed with purple and red peacock feathers; a long waistband and a pair of black boots. While in this clothes, a military officer carried a sword at his side, a quiver on his shoulder and a tasseled rattan whip in his band.