Old Korea's/Chosan
1906 Historical Information
Extracted from Korean Kingdom and Empire Philatelic Catalog and Handbook; by Dr. James W. Kerr:

Japanese Issued
Souvenir Books
(Presentation Albums)

Same as #1 (Issued July 1905), except imprint. Also found without imprint.

Book# 2.
January 1906:  Size=152 x 228 mm   Copies issued: 300
Stiff grey cardboard covers, pale silk ribbon (various colors).
Title page, 8 unnumbered pages of stamps, descriptions.

    Imprint: Communications Supervisory Bureau of the Korean Government General. (10 characters, at lower left of title page). This is the only known source of #54, (KS#: 4th printing of #19)

(Korean Serial #=KS#)
    Contents: #'s 10 - 13, (KS#: 2nd printing of 3-6), 38 - 46, (KS#: 12, 15-20, 22-23), 51 - 53, (KS#: 2nd printing of 24-26); (maybe 54 for 44), (KS#: 4th printing of #19), 55 imp., (KS#: 27 imperforated), 72 - 83, (KS#: 33-44), Japanese amalgamation commemorative (Japan: Michel# 91; Scott# 110).

    Brown reproductions of #1 - 5, 71, (KS# 1-2, U1-U3, 32).

    One book known with # 9 instead of # 13 (KS#: 6 instead of 2nd printed 50 poon).

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