COUNTRIES PARTICIPATING IN THE
KOREAN WAR-Stamp Issue


During the period 1951.09.25 - 1952.02.10, the Bureau of Posts issued 44 stamps (22 Green background, and 22 Blue background) identifying the 21 participating countries in the U.N. Forces, which were then involved in the Korean War; (Both green-background and blue-background stamps were printed for Italy, 1951.10.25; with a crown on the Italian Flag. On 1952.02.10, a second set of stamps were printed for Italy, without the Royal symbol of the Crown). At the same time 22 Presentation Sheets, which included both the green & blue background images were printed, in the quantity of 2,000 each. These Presentation Sheets have become the most highly sought-after, over the years.


Stamp No. Date of Issue Subject/Topic # of
Issue/s
Remarks
82-113 Sept. 15,
1951
Countries Particiapating in the Korean War:
Australia  Belgium  Britain   Canada
Columbia  Ethiopia   France   Greece
Netherland   New Zealand   Philippines
Rep. of S. Africa   Sweden
Thailand   Turkey   U.S.A.
32 16 countries
114-123 Oct. 25,
1951
Countries Particiapating in the Korean War:
Denmark   India   Italy(1st)
Luxembourg   Norway
10 5 countries
131-132 Feb. 10,
1952
Countries Particiapating in the Korean War:
Italy(2nd)
2  



Back to Top
Go to Philatelic History    Go to Consolidated History
Return to KSS-MAIN