Saturday, February 24, 2018

Local Revenue Stamps

Seoul Korea Municipal Revenues Update

In March 2011 Joe Ross wrote in the CalRev’r: “Listing recently printed revenue stamps is nearly impossible. There are no government publications which list current or future items. 

Korean Revenue Update – Oh By The Way

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. 

Consular Revenue Stamps

Korean consular revenue stamps: documents from 1960s showing the “new won” series

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”.

Korean consular revenue stamps: IEF dollar series

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: IEF dollar values High quality dollar values (two flowers in the design) Low quality dollar […]

National Revenue Stamps

Korean “digital revenue stamps”

(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 […]

Last series of Korean national revenue stamps (2005-2017)

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 […]


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