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Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, February 16, 2004, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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South Korea

SOUTH KOREA: Jan. 16: Nature of Tokto, strip of four se-tenant 190-won stamps, pink flower (Calystegia soldanella R. brown); butterfly, daisylike flower (Aster spathulifolius Maxim. var. oharai Nakai Y. Lee); rocky island, bird (Calonectris laucomelas); bird (Larus crassirostris). Designers, Bok-sik Lee, Gi-seog Lee; gravure in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security; 560,000 sets.

Jan. 30: Korean National Commission for UNESCO 50th Anniversary, 190w, building, UNESCO emblem, Sam-tae-geuk representing heaven, earth and human. Designer, Jung-hwa Roh; offset in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

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