New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, November 3, 2003, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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South Korea

SOUTH KOREA: Sept. 25: Traditional Culture/Part 4/Portable Wooden Dining Tables, four se-tenant 190-won octagonal stamps, "gujuk-ban" with legs bent inward and a sculpted top; "punghyeol-ban" tray-table carried on the head; "ilju-ban" supported by single, engraved column; "haeju-ban". Designers, Jung-hwa Roh, Ji-won Mo; engravers, In-chul Shin, Sung-hyeon Ka; intaglio in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 800,000 sets.

Oct. 28: Korean YMCA Movement 100th Anniversary, 190w, various symbolic smiling faces representing "YMCA, United in Joy." Designer, Jung-hwa Roh; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.8 million.

Oct. 31: Soong Eui School 100th Anniversary, 190w, woman with book, buildings, tree. Designer, So-jeong Kim; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.8 million.

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