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Notice the difference between the stamps? Why this difference? Next week we will publish the answer. #stamps #philately #CollectStamps #우표 #우표취미 #DPRK

Example of fake Korean Empire stamps. Often these were sold in whole “album” sheets to tourists. The stamps, as well as the cancellations are fake. #stamps #philately #우표취미 #우표

Front and reverse of a recent KoreaPost (airmail) postal card. Notice the beautifully rendered tiger/cat as stamp indice. #stamps #philately #CollectStamps #우표 #우표취미

Philately or stamp collecting: the hobby of kings and queens (and presidents). And you and me of course! #philately #CollectStamps #우표취미 @Korea_Post_Info @APS_stamps

KSC5218G: 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the DPRK and the PRC https://koreastampsociety.org/2019/10/06/ksc5218g-70th-anniversary-of-the-establishment-of-diplomatic-relations-between-the-dprk-and-the-prc/

(KPC3422: The 100th Anniversary of Korean Film) Colourful new stamps from Korea. Notice the postal rate: 380 won. That's a little over 30 cents to send a letter! Just compare that with most European domestic letter rates... https://koreastampsociety.org/2019/10/25/kpc3422-the-100th-anniversary-of-korean-film/

Another set of fakes! Don't get fooled by the many fake classical Korean stamps on the market! Learn next week how on https://koreastampsociety.org/ #stamps #philately #CollectStamps

Every stamp collector needs a good catalogue. And if you collect Korean stamps the Korean Postage Stamp Catalogue is a very good one. Here are some pages from the 2019 edition to see why: #KSS #StampCatalogue #KoreanStamps

The 2012 philatelic exhibition on Jeju was named "Tamna", which is the old name of Jeju. Notice the cancellation which has the word "olle" in it, a "pure Jeju" language word for a special type of local alley. #Jeju #philately

North Korea announced a new series of stamps titled "Korean Folk Customs". South Korea also recently announced similar stamps! Coincidence? #stamps #philately #CollectStamps #우표 #우표취미

Not so long ago these 1953 Christmas seal sheets went for approx. 2000 dollars (each!). Luckily you can buy today's seals for 3 dollars per sheet at https://loveseal.knta.or.kr/ #크리스마스씰 #대한결핵협회

Don't get fooled by the many fake classical Korean stamps on the market! Learn how next week on https://koreastampsociety.org/ #stamps #philately #CollectStamps

In August 2016, I contacted my then contact person in Korea Stamp Corporation, the North Korean state stamp agency, KSC, Moscow branch. #stamps #philately #CollectStamps https://koreastampsociety.org/2019/10/21/the-story-about-how-a-new-stamp-issue-was-created/

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