Title: 55th National Athletic Games
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
909 
KPC#
C-621 
MICHEL#
936 
StanGib#
1123 
Scott#
912 
Date of Issue
10/08/1974 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
Rifle shooting 
Designer
Kim Sung-sil 
Image Area
50mm*19mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
The 55th National Athletic Meet will be held in Seoul for six days beginning October 8, 1974.

During the national Olympiad, more than 13,000 athletes representing Seoul, Pusan, nine provinces and the Korean residents in Japan and in the United States of America will participate in 27 events including track and field. Grouped into the high school, college and general public divisions, they will compete in a genuine show of youthful strength and athletic prowess to bring honor to their respective cities and provinces.

The athletic meet is an annual sport festival aimed at promoting a sense of unity and perseverance among the people and enhancing the law-abiding spirit as exemplified by athletes who must abide by the rules of the games. It is also intended to emphasize the value of fair play, spur the improvement of the physical standard of the people and thereby elevate the national prestige in the world`s sport arena.

The Ministry of Communications, hoping that the sport festival will provide yet another occasion to encourage the nation`s concerted effort to upgrade its athletic ability so as to insure a successful future for the country in the world of sports, is issuing these two commemorative stamps.