Title: Fruit Series (1st Issue)
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Stamp Serial#
886 
KPC#
C-602 
MICHEL#
913 
StanGib#
1092 
Scott#
893 
Date of Issue
03/30/1974 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Sam-koo
Apricots 
Designer
Lee Keun-moon 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
10Ąż5 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The Ministry of Communications is issuing these two postage stamps as the first part of a series featuring 10 kinds of fruits grown in Korea.

1. Apricot This small fruit resembling the related peach and plum grows on a tree known as prunus armeniaca. The tree is about five meters tall. Its oval and erose leaves grow alternately. Its pinkish or white blossoms bloom in April. The nutlike kernel is edible. It is also used as a medicine. The species produced in Korea include ""cham"" apricot, Manchurian apricot and Mongolian apricot.