Archive for the ‘Korea, South (ROK)’ Category

#1111 South Korea 15/07/17

Korea 150717This very nice cover from South Korea was sent by Mr. Park, thank you! It was posted at Gwanghwamun in Jongno-gu, Seoul on July 17 and arrived on August 3, 2015.

The stamp set commemorates the “50th Anniversary of Korea-Peru Diplomatic Relations”. The set is a joint issue and was issued on April 1, 2013.

The bird stamps on the left depict the Chinese grosbeak (Eophona migratoria).

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#801 South Korea 14/05/19

South Korea 140519This stunning FDC from South Korea was sent by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was posted at Dongdaegu Station in Daegu on May 19 and arrived on June 5, 2014. The stamp set commemorates the PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition. The stamps depict a Minhwa painting, an Hahoe Mask, a children’s dress (Hanbok), an example of the Gungche script style of Hangul, some Onggi pots, a Gayageum (string instrument), a Joseon white porcelain, and eaves as example of Korean architecture.

See also: #767 South Korea 14/02/28

#767 South Korea 14/02/28

Korea 140228This beautiful FDC from South Korea was sent by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was issued and posted on February 28 and arrived on March 7, 2014.

The FDC and stamps commemorate the cartoon characters of “Larva“.

See also: #664 South Korea 12/09/06

#664 South Korea 12/09/06

South Korea 120906Koo Sang Bon sent me this nice FDC from South Korea, thank you! The cover was posted at Dongdaegu Station in Daegu on September 6 and arrived on September 24, 2012.

The stamps and FDC commemorate the IUCN World Conservation Congress, which was held in Jeju, South Korea, from September 6 to September 15, 2012.

See also: #580 South Korea 12/04/05

#645 South Korea 12/11/21

Korea 121121Thank you, Koo Sang Bon, for sending this beautiful FDC from South Korea! It was posted in Gyeongju (경주) on November 21 and arrived on November 29, 2012.

The stamp set commemorates Park Hyeokgeose (69 BC – 4 AD), the founder of the Silla Kingdom.

See also:
#580 South Korea 12/04/05
#400 South Korea 10/09/14

#588 South Korea 11/06/10

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for sending this nice FDC from South Korea! It was issued in Gangnam District (강남) of Seoul (서울) on June 6 and arrived on June 16, 2011.

The stamp commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Shinheung Military Academy. The stamp shows the school song of the Shinheung Military Academy and the Shinheung Fellow Student Corps.

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#528 South Korea 11/02/22
#439 South Korea 10/09/14
#358 South Korea 10/02/18

#586 South Korea 12/08/24

Shinchul Kang sent me this nice letter from South Korea, thank you! It was posted in Seoul on August 24 and arrived on September 3, 2012.

The top three stamps are part of the set “Fascinating Tourist Destinations”, which is the second part of a series and was issued on June 20, 2012. The stamps depict the Dinosaur Ridge on Mt. Seoraksan, the Gungnamji Pond in Buyeo, and the Daegwallyeong Sheep Ranch.

The definitive on the bottom commemorates the lily Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum.

#580 South Korea 12/04/05

This set of nice FDCs from South Korea was sent to me by Koo Sang Bon, thank you very much! It was posted in Taego Dalseo on April 5 and arrived on April 16, 2012.

The stamp set is entitled “Old & Historic Trees of Korea”. It is the fourth set of this series. More info on the historic trees can be found here.

#528 South Korea 11/02/22

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for sending this nice FDC from South Korea! It was posted in SL. Gangnam on February 22 and arrived on March 3, 2011.

The stamps are part of a set, which commemorates the Korean cartoon series “Pororo the Little Penguin“.

#439 South Korea 10/09/14

Ahn Jung Min sent me this nice FDC from South Korea, thank you!

It was issued on September 14 and arrived on September 20, 2010.

For more info see article #400.

#421 South Korea 10/05/12

Seung Young Oh sent me this beautiful FDC from Seoul, South Korea, thank you very much! It was issued and posted on May 12 and arrived on May 17, 2010.

The mini-sheet is the fourth part of the series “Rivers of Korea”. The stamps depict the Han River, the Nakdong River, the Seomjin River, and the Geum River.

#400 South Korea 10/09/14

Thank you very much, Seung Young Oh, for sending me this marvelous FDC from South Korea! The FDC was issued and sent on September 14, and arrived on September 21, 2010.

It is the third set of the Goguryeo Jumong stamps.  The four stamps depict “King Geumwa meeting with Yuhwa” the “Birth of Jumong“, the “Escape of Jumong”, and the “Establishment of Goguryeo“.

More info can be found here.

#358 South Korea 10/02/18

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for this beautiful FDC from the Gangnam-gu in Seoul.

The cover was issued and posted on February 18 and arrived on February 25, 2010. It commemorates the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

#333 South Korea 10/03/26

Thank you, Ahn Jung Min, for sending this nice first day cover from Kangnam, South Korea! The cover was posted on March 26 and arrived on April 2, 2010.

The stamps and first day cancellation commemorate the centennial of the death of the Korean independence activist and nationalist Ahn Jung-geun (1879-1910).

#325 South Korea 10/05/06

Again another wonderful FDC from South Korea1 Thank you, Seung Young Oh!

The FDC and stamps were issued on May 6, 2010. It commemorates “Korea’s Skating Victories at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games“, namely:

Kim Yu Na, who with impeccably perfect form rose to the position of the undisputed queen of world figure skating. Mo Tae Bum, Lee Seung Hoon, and Lee Sang Hwa who emerged as new hopes in speed skating. Lee Jung Su, Sung Si Bak, Lee Ho Suk, Kwak Yoon Gy, Kim Seoung Il, Lee Eun Byul, and Park Seung Hi who carried on Korea’s rightful reputation as the global power in short-track. (text of FDC info sheet)

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