Local Revenue Stamps
Home from the hunt I took out of the box a file folder marked Misc. unsorted Rev’s. In it was an untidy pile of album leaves and stock pages with an assortment of Korean, Chinese and Japanese revenue stamps. In sorting through I noticed a couple of stock cards and two pages of Korean Municipal […]
Consular Revenue Stamps
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”.
Education Revenue Stamps
Another find in one of the Korean digital archives, in this case the Law Archive: a series of revenue stamps issued by the Provincial Office of Education in Gyeongsangbuk-do. Although the file doesn’t mention it, these stamps were very probably produced by KOMSCO, the Korean government printer which also produced stamps for other provincial offices of […]
Court Fee Revenue Stamps
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.
Korean Narrow Gauge
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 […]