Title : Postage Stamp in Commemoration of OLYMPHILEX'88  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1547 
KPC#
C-1173 
MICHEL#
1571 
StanGib#
1849 
Scott#
1515 
Date of Issue
09/19/1988 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
80 won 
Design
Torch and Postage Stamps 
Designer
Kim, Hyun 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
sheet of 20(4*5) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Security Printing and Minting Corporation 
Description
As a culturual event celebrating the 1988 Seoul Olympics, "OLYMPHILEX'88", will be held at the International Exhibition Center (KOEX), Seoul, September 19-28, 1988.

The exhibition, held under the patronage of IOC and FIPO and with the auspices of FIP, is the world's biggest single postage stamp show ever held, displaying more than 1,400 frames of philatelic art, of sports submitted from all over the world.

The Ministry of Communications issues this commemorativ postage stamp, in our expectation that "OLYMPHILEX'88" will serve to promote friendship and understanding among all the philatelists of the world, beyond their national or ideological differences.