New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, July 24, 2006, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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SOUTH KOREA

June 2: World Cup Soccer, Germany, 220 won,
South Korean flag, emblem of Germany 2006 World Cup.
Designers, Jae-yong Shin, Eun-kyung Park;
Gravure in sheets of 14 stamps, 14 labels that can be personalized and a promotional image, Korea Minting & Security Printing.

June 5: Bird definitive, 90w,
Great tit (Parus major).
Designer, Sojeong Kim;
Gravure in sheets of 100, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 2 million.

June 9: World Cup Soccer, Germany, se-tenant pair of 220w stamps
(Both include the 2006 World Cup emblem),
Fair play; Mascots Goleo VI and Pille.
Designer, Jiwon Mo;
Gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1 million sets.

July 3: Goguryeo/Part 2, two 480w stamps, Janggun tomb; Sanseongha tomb.
Designer, Sojeong Kim;
Gravure in sheets of 14 (two stamps on the left and 12 on the right),
Korea Minting & Security Printing; 840,000 sets.

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