Title : PHILAKOREA 1994 WORLD STAMP EXHIBITION  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1765 
KPC#
C-1342 
MICHEL#
1789A 
StanGib#
2101 
Scott#
1775 
Date of Issue
06/13/1994 
Quantity
1,500,000 
Denomination
910 won 
Design
The Composition of a Pigeon and Letters 
Designer
Hwang Bu-Yong 
Image Area
33mm*23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 10(2*5) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The Ministary of Communications will hold the "PHILAKOREA 1994 World Stamp Exhibition" from the 16th to the 25th of August, 1994, at the Pacific Hall of the Korea Exhibition Center in Seoul, in collaboration with the Philately Federation, "Internationale de Philatelie" (FIP). This year commemorates the 110th anniversary of Korea's first stamp issue.

This world stamp exhibition was decided upon by a unanimous vote during the 60th FIP Congress, held in Tokyo, in 1991. "PHILAKOREA 1994 World Stamp Exhibition" is especially signficant, since it will be held in 1994, which is "Visit Korea Year", and in Seoul, where the 21st UPU Congress will be held in 1994.

In the Non-Competitive Classes, about 130 exhibits and 260 frames will be displayed, and in the Competitive Classes, appoximately 670 exhibits and 3,200 frames will be exhibited in 12 differerent categories, such as Youth Philately, Traditional Philately, and Literature. Also, postal administrations from all over the world will set up 170 booths providing visitors a chance to purchase a wide variety of stamps.

The Ministry of Communications is planning to issue a series of 4 kinds of postage stamps to commemorate the "PHILAKOREA 1994 World Stamp Exhibition". This is the first of the series , and has the subject of "The Composition of a Pigeon and Letters".