New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, June 12, 2006, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

Jan. 29: Jan. 29: Paintings of Dogs, 12 won, symbolic dog;
Souvenir sheet with 70w stamp, classical Chinese painting of dog.
Designers, Xue Lu, Ri Kum Chol, Jiang Wei Jie, Li Qing Fa, Choe Chol Man; intaglio, printer not reported; 105,000 perforated stamps; 20,500 imperf; 57,000 perf souvenir sheets, 10,500 imperf souvenir sheets.

Feb. 9: Joint Editorial, 3w, man on flying horse, hands holding up book, rifle, mallet, spear.
Designer, Jo Son Il; offset, Korea Stamp Corp.; 20,000 perf, 1,000 imperf.

Feb. 10: Turin Winter Olympics,
15w, figure skating;
85w, ice hockey;
110w, skiing;
135w, speed skating;
345w booklet, contents not reported.
Designer, An Chol; offset, Korea Stamp Corp.; 30,000 stamps, plus 1,000 imperforate stamps, 1,000 booklets, 500 booklets without covers, 500 imperforate booklets, 50 imperforate booklets without covers.

SOUTH KOREA

April 21: Ubiquitous World, two 220-won,
Computer, top of world, two girls, rainbow, sun;
Green "IT" formed by treetops.
Designers, Lea Anne R. Rulloda, Jeonghee Kim, Junghwa Roh; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million sets.

May 8: Dongguk University 100th Anniversary,
220w, the university.
Designer, Junghwa Roh; offset in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

May 22: Sookmyung Women’s University 100th Anniversary,
220w, the university.
Designer, Junghwa Roh; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

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