South Korea's (MIC's)
1959 Stamp Issuance Schedule

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Stamp Numbers cited:
Korean Stamp Serial No./#
2002-Korean Postage Stamp Catalogue (KPC)
1999-MICHAEL Middle & East Asian Catalogue-Volume 9
1997 Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue - Part 18
2004-SCOTT Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue - Volume 4

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STAMP NO./s Date of
Issue
Subject # of
Issue/s
Remarks
266 03.01.1959 40th Anniversary of March 19, 1919 Revolution against the Japanese
See First Day Cover
1 S/S
267 04.15.1959 10th Anniversary of the Korean Marine Corps
See First Day Cover
1 S/S
268 05.20.1959 3rd Postal Week
Special Sheet containing 4 Definitive Stamps:
#249, 10 Hwan: South Gate (Nam-dae-mun), Seoul
#250, 20 Hwan: Hibiscus Flowers (Moo-gong-hwa)
#256, 30 Hwan: Tiger
#251, 40 Hwan: King Sejong
1 Special Sheet
269 08.17.1959 10th Anniversary of Korea's admission to the U.N.'s World Health Organization (W.H.O.)
See First Day Cover
1 S/S
270 09.18.1959 60th Anniversary of Korea's National Railroad
See First Day Cover
1 S/S
271 09.20.1959 Definitive Stamp (55 Hwan)
55 Hwan: Diamond Mountains
1  
272 10.03.1959 10th National Athletic Games
See First Day Cover
1 S/S
273 274 10.27.1959 Centenary of Red Cross Idea
See First Day Cover
2 1 S/S
275 276 11.20.1959 Definitive Stamps (200 & 400 Hwan)
200 Hwan: Shika Deer
400 Hwan: Pagoda Park, Seoul
2  
277 12.04.1959 75th Anniversary of the Korean National Postal System 1 S/S
278 279
280
12.15.1959 Christmas and New Year's Greeting for 1960
See First Day Cover
3 S/S each
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