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01 January 2020

Pre-Paid Postcards 

North Korea: Pre-Paid Postcards., 1 January 2020. Images courtesy of Xu Wei, member of the DPRK Stamps & Covers Facebook Group.

Each of the five postcards measure 148 x 105 mm and bear a denomination of 10 won.  Designed by Kim Jin Song, they bear social-realist paintings bearing the following slogans, as translated in the Korean Stamp Corporation announcement:

  1.  Under the We will defend generation after generation our national flag which is replete with breathing of the homeland and as dear as life!
  2.  Let us bring about a great upsurge on all fronts of the socialist construction by regarding self-reliance as a treasured sword for prosperity!
  3.  75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea
  4.  Let us reap a rich harvest in this year!
  5.  New Year’s Day

There have been 5,000 of each design printed and they have the Stock Numbers 734 – 738.

North Korea: Postcard Ps734 (10 won) – “We will defend generation after generation our national flag which is replete with breathing of the homeland and as dear as life!”, 1 January 2020. Image from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.
North Korea: Postcard Ps735 (10 won) – “Let us bring about a great upsurge on all fronts of the socialist construction by regarding self-reliance as a treasured sword for prosperity!”, 1 January 2020. Image from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation,
North Korea: Postcard Ps736 (10 won) – “75th founding anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea”, 1 January 2020. Image from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.
North Korea: Postcard Ps737 (10 won) – “Let us reap a rich harvest in this year!”, 1 January 2020. Image from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.
North Korea: Postcard Ps738 (10 won): “New Year’s Day”, 1 January 2020. Image from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.

Postcard (5 values)
Stock No.: Ps734 – Ps738
Size: 148 x 105 mm
Denomination: 10 won x 5
Designer: Kim Jin Song
Quantity: 5/5.000

North Korea: New Year Juche 109, 1 January 2020 (issue brochure). Images from 조선우표사 / Korea Stamp Corporation.

You may also like to view the article about the New Year Juche 109 stamp issued on 1 January 2020.

Updated: 1 January 2020 with additional images


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