1914 Historical Information
Extracted from Korean Kingdom and Empire Philatelic Catalog and Handbook; by Dr. James W. Kerr:
25 June 1914: 190 x 263 mm. Hard-bound in dark blue cloth. Title page,
9 unnumbered pages with stamps, 183 page text, 7 unnumbered pages, charts
and maps, colophon. Printed in Printing Office of the Korean Government,
20 June 1914, issued 5 days later.
(Korean Serial #=KS#)
Contents: KS#: 2nd printing of 5, 6; KS# 12, 15-20, 22-23; KS# 2nd printing of 24-26; KS#: 4th printing of #19; KS#: 27 imperforated; KS#: 34-44.
Color reproductions of KS#: 1-2, U1-U3; 2nd printing of 3-4; 32-33,
Japanese amalgamation commemorative.(Japan: Michel# 91; Scott# 110).
Korean Kingdom and Empire Philatelic Catalog and Handbook, goes on to describe 2 Booklets issued in 1933 (#'s 4 & 5), and 2 Booklets issued in 1938 (#'s 6 & 7).
These Booklets will not be described, since if stamps were included, they were only color reproductions.
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