New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, July 11, 2005, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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South Korea

May 27: 57th Annual Meeting of the International Whaling Commission, Ulsan,
220 won, gray whale.
Designer, Eunkyung Park; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

June 15: Korean Food/Part 5,
four se-tenant 220w stamps,
Neobiani (boiled beef);
Bindaetteok (pan-fried ground mung bean);
Jeongol (casserole);
Hwajeon (pan fried rice cake with flower petals).
Designer, Hyun Kim; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 700,000 sets.

July 1: Goguryeo/Part 1,
two 310w stamps,
Armored soldiers on armored horses in combat;
Armored soldier on horseback, sword with ring with three-leaf shape.
Designer, Sojeong Kim; gravure in sheets of 14 (two stamps at the top and 12 at the bottom), Korea Minting & Security Printing; 840,000 sets.

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