Title : SERIAL POSTAGE STAMPS:KOREAN POSTAL SERVICE YESTERDAY AND TODAY (3rd Issue)
Stamp Serial#
1309 
KPC#
C-963 
MICHEL#
1334 
StanGib#
1575 
Scott#
1338 
Date of Issue
08/10/1983 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
70 won 
Design
Conveyance of Postal Today 
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 occation, 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 are the Third:

1. Conveyance of Postal Matter During the Pre-Modern Korea Period.
In the Pre-Modern Korea period, there used to be a postal station system, in which mail was carried on horses shuttling between stations. The system, however, was operated not for public use but solely for military and official use.

2. Conveyance of Postal Matter Today.
Today, thanks to the development of transportation, mail is carried by automobile, by train, by plane and by ship, as well as on foot.