Title : POSTAGE STAMP OF SEOUL OLYMPICS 1988
(6th Issue) (View Special Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1456 
KPC#
C-1039A 
MICHEL#
1480 
StanGib#
1750 
Scott#
B-40a 
Date of Issue
10/10/1986 
Quantity
500,000 
Denomination
400+100 won 
Design
Handball 
Designer
Cho, Young-ie 
Image Area
22mm*32mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Special Sheet of 4 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Security Printing and Minting Corporation 
Description
The 24th Olympic Game will be held in Seoul, September 17 through October 2, 1988.

The Seoul Olympics, with "harmhony and progress" its ideal, promises to be a grand world festival where a great variety of cultures will meet together in harmony in the cultural atmosphere of a five thousand year old country, and where the finest youths from all around the world, compete against one another in strength and skill, in an environment of humane warmth of the host nation.

In commemoration of the Seoul Olympic Games, the Ministry of Communication began in 1985 and will continue until 1988, to issue 32 kinds of Olympic postage stamps featyring the emblem, the mascot, the 23 athletic events and stadiums. The postage stamps featuring weightlifting and handball are issued in accordance with the long-term schedule of the Ministry.