New Issues - Asia

Edited Extract from:
LINN's Stamp News, May 11, 2009, edition.

By Denise McCarty

North Korea

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SOUTH KOREA

April 3: Historic Trees, four se-tenant 250 won stamps,
Fur tree in Cheonhwangsa Temple, Jinan;
Zelkova tree, Danjeon-ri, Jangseong;
Seoksongnyeong tree, Cheonhyang-ri, Yecheon;
Gingko tree, Yongmunsa temple, Yangpyeong
Designer, Changhwan Kim; offset in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Printing; 560,000 sets.

April 15: Marine Corps 60th Anniversary, 250w octagonal stamp;
Marine Corps engaged in a coordinated landing operation with a amphibious armored vehicle and a landing platform helicopter.
Designer, Jaeyong Shin, offset in sheets of 16, Korea Minting & Printing; 1.6 million.

April 22: Asia Becoming One through Stamps, two 250w stamps,
colorful envelopes, red mailbox, four people representing different regions, heart.
Designers, Jaeseong Yun, Yu Hoi Dick Cherie, Sojeong Kim, gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Printing; 1.6 million sets.

April 22: Love for the Earh, two 250w stamps,
Earth with smiling face, hearts;
Tree growing from Earth, heart.
Designers, Cho Zaw Aung, Hyemin Seo, offset and gravure in sheets of 20, Korea Minting & Printing; 1.6 million sets.

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