New Issues - Asia
Edited Extract from:North Korea
LINN's Stamp News, November 28, 2005, edition.
By Denise McCarty
Oct. 18: Celebrated Mountains/Part 2/Mount Jirisan, four se-tenant 220-won stamps,
Royal azaleas growing on Baraebong Peak;
Autumn leaves, bridge, Piagol Valley;
Snow on Cheonwangong Peak.
Designer, Eun-kyung Park; photographers, Dongje Woo, Seungho So; Changhwan Kim; Hongsik Song; gravure in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 560,000 sets.
Oct. 27: Republic of Korea National Red Cross 100th Anniversary, 220w, stitches forming red cross.
Designers, Jiwon Mo, Sojeong Kim; offset in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.
Oct. 28: Relocation of Opening of the National Museum of Korea, 220, Pensive Bodhisattva, outline of the museum.
Designer, Jeong-hwa Roh; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.
Nov. 11: Orchids/Part 5, four se-tenant 220w stamps that are scented,
Epipactis thunbergii A. gray;
Cymbidium goeringii Reichb. fil;
Cephalanthera erecta Thunb. BL.;
Spiranthes sinensis Pers. ames.
Designers, Jaehak Kim, Sojeong Kim; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 700,000 sets.
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