Title: Air Mail Stamp (180 won)
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
879 
KPC#
A-40 
MICHEL#
906 
StanGib#
1088 
Scott#
C-42 
Date of Issue
12/20/1973 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
180 won 
Design
B747-200 over S. America, Africa, & Europe map:
Purple background 
Designer
Kim Yong-bae 
Image Area
33mm*23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż10 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
In accordance with the newly adjusted international communications rates, the Ministry of Communications issues four kinds of new air mail stamps. For the first time, photogravure printing facilities are used to print these stamps. Previously, air mail stamps were printed only by an offset press.

The new air mail stamps carry four different designs, each showing the pertinent postal rate and the map of the mail zone to which applies. No. 1 Zone: The Republic of China, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan; 110 Won. No. 2 Zone: Burma, Khmer, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand; 135 Won. No. 3 Zone: Asia(excluding the areas listed in Zones No. 1, 2 and 4), Canada, Hawaii, the Continental U.S., Oceania, Alaska, Guam, Midway; 145 Won. No. 4 Zone: Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Near East; 180 Won.