Gongju County: “written character reference” (1975)

In the final 12 months before local revenue stamps were phased out a 신원증명서 (written character reference) was issued in 공주군 (Gonju County) for a Mr. 이 (Lee). These documents were especially needed during the 1970s to show that a person had not been in bad standing with the Korean government, which at that time was still […]

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Yeoncheon County: certified copy of family register with local revenue stamps

Before 1976 local governments in Korea were allowed to print their own revenue stamps for use within their own city (시) or county (군). This meant that until that year hundreds of different revenue stamps must have been in use in Korea. Often these local governments even printed several series of revenue stamps, sometimes even […]

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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: http://www.revenuer.org/ IEF dollar values High quality dollar values (two flowers in the design) Low quality dollar […]

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