South Korea's (MIC's)
1988 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

Read about Collector Booklets

The "Remarks Column" may contain hyper-links to view Collector Booklet images. Souvenir Booklet format is identified by SB-.
Portable Booklet format, is identified by PB-.

In an article by Taizo Maeda, in Korean Philately August 1999; Mr. Maeda says that the first "Collector Booklet" (he calls them "make-shift booklets"), was the "International Rotary Convention issue", of May 20, 1989. That is MIC# 1565; KPC# C1189; MICHEL# 1589; SG# 1868; and Sc# 1534. Also, the article pictured an example of the June 5,1989 issue "The World Environment Day"; MIC# 1568; KPC#C1192; MICHEL# 1592; SG# 1871; and Sc# 1537. I have identified these with: Says Maeda

On Jan. 11, 2009, Stew Steres presented pictures of a "NEW" first Sovenir Booklet released by S. Korea.
MIC# 1535, issued 05-06-1988 and also included in a Booklet released 12-20-1988.

STAMP
NO./s
DATE
ISSUED
TOPIC DESCRIPTION STAMPS
ISSUED
REMARKS
1524 01.04.88 Enforcement of the National Pension Program 1  
1525 02.16.88 Completion of Korea's Antartic Science Research Station 1  
1526 02.24.88 13th Presidential Inauguration 1 S/S
See PRES.
INAUG's
1527 1528 03.05.88 '88 Seoul Olympic Games (10th Issue)
11th Issue at Nos. 1535-36, 05.06.88
9th Issue at Nos. 1517-20, 10.10.87
2 S/S each
See Series
1529 1530
1531 1532
04.01.88 Special Issue for Wildlife Preservation 4 Se-tenant
1533 1534 04.21.88 Science Series (3rd Issue)
2nd Issue at Nos. 1489-1490, 04.21.87
4th Issue at Nos. 1561-62, 04.21.89
1 See Series
1535 1536 05.06.88 '88 Seoul Olympic Games (11th Issue)
FINAL SERIES ISSUE
10th Issue at Nos. 1527-28, 03.05.88
2 S/S each
1537 05.07.88 The 125th Anniv. of the founding of the International Red Cross 1  
1538 06.01.88 The 1st Anniv. of the Beginning of Telepress 1  
1539 1540
1541 1542
08.25.88 Korean Folkways Series (5th Issue)
4th Issue at Nos. 1511-1514, 09.10.87
6th Issue at Nos. 1555-58, 02.25.89
4 Se-tenant
See Series
1543 1544
1545 1546
09.16.88 24th Olympic Games, Seoul 4 S/S each
1547 09.19.88 OLYMPHILEX "88 International Sports Philately 1 S/S
See PHILA
Week
1548 10.08.88 The 22nd IISI Seoul Conference 1  
1549 1550 10.15.88 '88 Seoul Paralympics 2  
1551 1552 11.15.88 Music Series (4th Issue)
3rd Issue at Nos. 1485-86, 03.25.87
5th Issue at Nos. 1559-60, 03.27.89
2 See Series
1553 12.01.88 New Years/Holiday Issue 1 See N.Y.'s
1554 12.20.88 The Successfull Completed 88 Olympic Games 1 Special Sheet
1535 12.20.88 The Successfull Completed 88 Olympic Games 1 S/S
SB-1535

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