New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, October 23, 2006, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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SOUTH KOREA

Sept. 5:Extreme Sports/Skatehoarding,
four 220w self—adhesive stamps showing different maneuvers,
tail stole backside spin;
backside grab.
Designer, Eun-kyung Park; gravure of 16,
Korea Minting & Security Printing; 600,000 sets.

Sept. 22: World Ginseng Expo, Geumsan, South Korea,
220w, ginseng root shaped like human.
Designer, Jiwon Mo; gravure
Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

Sept. 26: Korea Bridges/Part 2, four se-tenant 220w stamps,
Olympic Bridge;
Seohae Bridge;
Jindo Bridge;
Changseon—Samcheonpo Bridge.
Designer, Gi-seog Lee, gravure in sheets of 16,
Korea Minting & Security Printing; 560,000 sets.

Oct. 9: Hangeul Day 560th Anniversary, 220w,
Hangeul characters.
Designer, Gi-seog Lee; gravure in sheets of 20,
Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

Oct. 10: Sahmyook University 100th Anniversary, 220w,
Designer, Jaeyong Shin; gravure in sheets of 20,
Korea Minting & SecurityPrinting; 1.6 million.

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