Title : SERIAL POSTAGE STAMPS:KOREAN POSTAL SERVICE, YESTERDAY AND TODAY (2nd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
1297 
KPC#
C-960 
MICHEL#
1322 
StanGib#
1566 
Scott#
1335 
Date of Issue
06/10/1983 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
70 won 
Design
Postman of the Pre-Modern Korea Period 
Designer
Lee Keun-moon 
Image Area
33mm*49mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż2 
Paper
White
Unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
The year 1984 marks the centennial of the korean postal administration. In commemoration of this occasion, the International Philatelic Exhibition PHILAKOREA-84 is being held in Seoul from October 22 through 31, 1984. The Ministry of Communications has, therefore, decided to issue a series of postage stamps designed to show the past and present states of the Korean postal service, the series will be issued until next year in five installments, of which the following two kinds are the second issue:

1. Postman of the Pre-modern Korea Period.
Postman as a job was created together with the establishment of the General Bureau of Postal Administration in 1884. The postman depicted in the stamp fearures the postman cap and uniform of the Pre-Modern Korea Period. Post was delivered on foot.

2.Postman of Today.
Today's postman also wears a postman cap and uniform, but he delivers post on a motocycle.