ROK/South Korea
PHILATELIC III


Changed Country-Name-Line


During the period 1953-08-01 through 1955-11-11, (KS# 149-150/Sc# B1-B2; thru KS# 190/Sc# 225) all stamps issued by the Republic of Korea contained a changed "country-name-line".   From "Tae-han Min-gook Oop-yoe/Republic of Korea Stamp", to "Tae-han Min-gook Oo-jong/Republic of Korea Postal Administration".


Tae-han Min-gook Oop-yoe/
Republic of Korea Stamp

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Issued 1953.04.05


Tae-han Min-gook Oo-jong/
Republic of Korea Postal Administration

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       Issued 1953.08.01 and 1953.10.25.



With the first issues of 1956, the "country-name-line" returned to "Tae-han Min-gook Oop-yoe/Republic of Korea Stamp":

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Issued 1956.03.26 and 1956.06.01


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