New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, February 16, 2009, edition, page 30.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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SOUTH KOREA

Jan. 1, 2009: Louis Braille 200th Birth Anniversary, 250 won,
Portrait, braille dots, "the world seen by hands."
Designer, Jae-yong Shin; gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 1.6 million.

Jan. 15: International Year of Astronomy, se-tenant pair of 250w stamps,
Whirlpool galaxy M51; nebula NGC 3132.
Designer, Jiwon Mo; gravure in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Security Printing; 850,000 sets.

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