New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, November 25, 2002, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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South Korea

SOUTH KOREA-Oct. 26: 14th Busan Asian Games, 190 won, wings, symbolizing harmony and flight. Designers, Mi-young Son, Jong-hwa Roh; offset in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing.

Nov. 12: Orchids/Part 2, se-tenant strip of four 190w stamps that have an orchid scent, Cymbidium kanran Makino; Gastrodia elata Blume; Pogonia japonica Reichb.; Cephalanthera falcate Blume. Designer, So-jeong Kim; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1 million sets.

Nov. 20: Year of People's Exchange Between South Korea and China (joint issue with China), se-tenant pair of 1.90w stamps, taekwondo; wushu. Designers, Dong-seong Kim, Lou Wei, Gi-seog Lee; gravure in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.2 million sets.

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