New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, Feb. 4, 2008, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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SOUTH KOREA

Nov. 20: Protecting Children’s Human Rights,
two 250-won stamps, parent, child and heart, representing love for eternity; hands of father and child.
Designers, Hye-rim Roh, Robert Brun, Jiwon Mo;
gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million sets.

Nov. 22: Seoul Central Post Office’s New Building,
se-tenant pair of 250w stamps, past and present buildings; Post Tower.
Designer, Giseog Lee;
gravure in sheets of 14 (two stamps and block of 12), Korea Minting & Security Printing; 840,000 sets.

Nov. 30: New Year/Year of the Rat,
250w, rat and snow; souvenir sheet, contains two like stamps.
Designer, Eunkyung Par;
gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million sets.

Dec. 7: Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity,
two 480w stamps featuring Gangneung Danjoe Festival, Gwanno mask drama; Tapdeunggut, exorcism to light up road for spirits.
Designer, Sojeong Kim; engraver, Incheol Shin;
intaglio and offset in sheets of eight se-tenant stamps at the bottom and a souvenir sheet with two stamps at the top, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 850,000 stamp sets.

Jan. 18, 2008: Rivers of Korea/Part 2,
four se-tenant 250w stamps showing Seomjin River, spring; summer; fall; winter.
Designers, Ho Chun, Giseog Lee;
gravure in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 560,000 sets.

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