Once a catalog is finished, out come all the collectors that have checked to find all the items missed, the unlisted. Fortunately the following items came from an auction house in Korea that had never read John Barefoot’s Southeast Asia Revenues catalog. The following have not yet been listed with issue dates through 1975.
The 1960s new won series of consular revenue stamps show up in several documents from that era. The first example here is from the Woopyo stamp magazine: An example from the National Archive of Korea is available after “Read more”.
This listing is an addendum to the article “Consular Revenue Stamps of the Republic of Korea” in The American Revenuer, Third Quarter 2017 (Vol. 70, No. 3). For the full article contact the American Revenue Association through their website: http://www.revenuer.org/ IEF dollar values High quality dollar values (two flowers in the design) Low quality dollar […]
This translation has been done in two parts: the document (I) and the stamp (II) on the document. The document is in the revenue stamp collection of Joe Ross.
(Text originally published in MSS Quarterly Bulletin Nr. 316.) On 1 January 2017 the last “paper” revenue stamps of the Republic of Korea (“South Korea”) were phased out. Except for the consular revenue stamps used outside of Korea the only type of revenue stamp now in use within the borders of Korea are meter marks. Meter […]
The last series of Korean revenue stamps to be issued for the whole of Korea was this series of 10 revenue stamps. They were printed by KOMSCO, the official government printing company which also prints Korean banknotes and postal stamps. The series was according to the official KOMSCO website put into circulation in 2005. They […]
The shortest stretch of the SuIn line was inside Suwon city. This ran from the Suwon railway station to the south, after which it would run up a ramp to cross both a main street and the main (standard gauge) railway line. The only remaining part of this part of the line, the part on […]