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& KOREAN POSTCARDS
Corea del Sud / CORÉE / COREIA / Coreya d'o Sud /
Jiní Korea / Korèa Tunong / REPUBLIC OF KOREA /
Lõuna-Korea / Südkorea / Sur nin Korea / Yn Chorea Yiass /
Cənubi Koreya / Паўднёвая Карэя / 韓國 / 대한민국
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For South Korea or Korea generally,
please continue with this blue section.
"30 Printed in U.S.A. / A 16" Salvo from the USS Missouri in Korean
Waters / cutting up enemy shore installations. From USN photo." black
& white arcade card, 2 creased corners, extensive but very light water stain
on front, minor edge wear. Arcade card sold. Still available for scholarly
study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in
.jpg (236,122 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 km(n)s(m)
"A Way of bow." white-border era post card mailed much later in the United States, showing a group at practice, writing in front border specifies Korea & one of the men's hats is consistent with that assertion. Hard to find. $4.75 ak NEW / NOU / OPKOMEND
"CHOSEN-JINGU. A FIRST-CLASS GOVERNMENT SHRINE, KEIJO" black & white postcard, manufacture by Taisho, unused. $2.50
"CORIETZ, RUSSIAN GUN-BOAT, & A TRANSPORT" with side view of her mostly submerged, also captioned in 2 oriental languages, unused carte postale, very light toning both sides due to album contact, good edges. The aged ship (often spelled Korietz) was sunk near the beginning of the Russo-Japanese on February 9 1904 off the coast of what is now Inchon Korea. $11.50 ks(m)rj
"Exhibition of Korean lacquer ware. Hand- / crafted, design is mother-of-pearl or brass / inlay" Continental post card mailed 1967 from APO 7 (US forces in Tongduchon-ni), minor wear at corners. $3.75
"FORMOSA CRISIS / THREATENS MILLIONS / IN KOREA!!" US 2-c postal card sent FEB 14 1955 from Seattle, printed appeal for funding to enable 500,000 religious booklets to be sent to Korea by The Life Messengers, corner crease & a little cancel ink on front. At the time an invasion by Communist Chinese was though imminent by some. $5.00 ktrhwc
"Gun Boat Woosong No. 49" showing a Korean warship with a nearby junk, circa-1907 unused hand-colored postcard with unevenly divided back, both upper corners creased, all corners rounded with wear, long internal crease parallels the right front side. Rare: ours has the GN logo in the stamp box & was the only colorized we could find on the Internet; the closest we could come to it was only one not colorized version (so not as nice) with the same image printed by T. Kishida & Co. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 ks(m)
"Heroes of the Korean War" continental postal card advertising the issuance & availability of a Marshall Islands five-dollar coin, mailed MAR 19 1997 with it 20-cent indicia portraying a sailing canoe, 2 small shallow scrapes near one back edge from postal equipment, otherwise fresh. $1.50 mkn-m
"HL1ASS" continental shortwave (28 MHz) QSL postcard used 1989 by operator Hahn Dong-Hee at the Korean Antarctic Station on King George Island (South Shetlands, British Antarctic Territory). View on front is a Jeju / Jejoo Island landscape done by artist Park Zin-Kyung. Call sign on back is HL5BDS. Two tiny corner creases & a tiny ding in one edge. Sold but side shown still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 kbaa
"HL5FKN" shortwave (14 MHZ) Taegu / Daegu / 大邱廣域市 QSL post card used 1989 by operator Seokho Koh, trivial wear at 2 corners. $1.50 k
"Inchon Harbor, Korea" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 in US. $2.00
"KEIJO-JINSHA, A NATIONAL SHRINE OF MINOR GRADE. KEIJO" black & white post card, manufacture by Taisho, unused. $2.50
"KOREA" showing a drummer up close, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1966 in US. $2.00
"KOREA" showing plowing in a rice field, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1966 in US. (2 different) $2.00 eachKOREAN AIRLINES / KOREAN AIR LINES / KOREANAIR (South Korea). Unused continental color post card showing its Fokker F-27-200 (HL-5202) on the ground, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise excellent condition. $5.00 as
KOREAN AIRLINES / KOREAN AIR LINES / KOREANAIR (South Korea). Unused continental color postcard showing its NAMC YS-11-125 at Osaka in September 1970, from a limited edition of 500, near mint. $7.50 as
KOREAN AIRLINES / KOREAN AIR LINES / KOREANAIR (South Korea). Continental black & white Ilford real photo post card showing its Ilyushin IL-18 (HL-836) on the ground, a little writing on the back to identify it, image is dark & contrast is low. $5.00 as
KOREAN AIRLINES / KOREAN AIR LINES / KOREANAIR (South Korea). Unused continental color postcard showing its Lockheed L-749 Constellation (HL-102) on the ground in the early 1960's, published in the Czech Republic, near mint. $7.50 as
KOREAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS. Black & white 5"x7" photo of its 2-6-2t steam locomotive at Susaek South Korea in April 1953, dark image with low contrast, copyrighted. $3.75 rs
KOREAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS. Black & white 5"x7" photograph of its 2-8-0 Lima / 45 (ex US Army 5856) steam locomotive at Susaek South Korea in March 1954, good focus & composition, image just a bit dark, copyrighted. $5.00 rs
"Korean youngsters bloom / for a New Year festival" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 in US. $2.00
"President Jimmy Carter and South Korean / President Park lead a motorcade during Car- / ter's goodwill visit to the Asian nation in June, 1979" unused post card with fresh appearance. $2.50 ps
"Rice paddy in Korea" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 in US. $2.00
SUMNER CLASS DESTROYER USS DOUGLAS H. FOX (DD-779), showing her at a dock, uncaptioned & unused real photo post card with glossy finish, minor corner wear. Launched in 1944, she saw action in the Battle of Okinawa, shooting down 7 attacking aircraft. Later served extensively off Korea, such as in the 1952 bombardment of Wonsan. Still later served in a variety of duties in the Gulf of Tonkin during the Vietnam War. Earned 2 battle stars. Hard to find! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 s(m)rvk
"THE ZOO IN SHOKEI GARDEN WITH A / CLOWD OF ALL KINDS OF FOWLS, KEIJO / ..." black & white postcard, manufacture by Taisho, unused. $2.50
"U.S.S. BON HOMME RICHARD (CVA-31) / Attack Aircraft Carrier of the United States / Navy." a side view of it underway, unused chrome postcard, trivial wear along one short edge. Later modernized as an attack carrier, she earned 5 battle stars in the Korean War. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 s(m)k
"USS Juneau CLAA-119" black & white postcard, unused. Helped to stabilize the situation in Trieste in 1947, and one of the first to see service during the Korean War (sinking 3 torpedo boats & supporting raiding parties along their coast, earning 5 battle stars). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 s(m)k
"You should have a substitute preacher in this Bible / Institute in Korea. Only $7.50 (£2.00) per month. / Address Cowman & Kilbourne, / Tokyo, Japan." showing many students standing outside, post card with undivided back, brownish paper, inscribed 'With Hearty Greeting and / Best wishes for a Blessed / Newyear(sic) in the Lord. / -Cowman & Kilbourne." in violet on the back. $10.00 knr
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Distinctly North Korean postcards are on this webpage, in the next section below.
See also South Korean postal history.
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KOREA POSTCARDS &
NORTH KOREAN POST CARDS
NOORD-KOREA / NOORD-KOREA /
Democratische Volksrepubliek Korea / Βόρεια Κορέα
REPÚBLICA POPULAR DEMOCRÁTICA DE COREA
RÉPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DÉMOCRATIQUE DE CORÉE / উত্তর কোরিয়া
조선민주주의인민공화국 / 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國 / Korya Zımey
|"Mikoyan-Gurevich MIG-15 'Fagot' /
Engine: VK-1 of 6,000 lbs. thrust" and more pertinent information on
back, unused chrome postcard from Mastercraft Printers, front colors
so misregistered as to create a blurry impression everywhere. This
is the plane flown by a defecting North Korean pilot in 1953. $5.00
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| Abkürzungen erklärt auf Deutsch,_
| lühendid eestikeelsete selgituste
lyhenteet suomenkielisin selvennöksineen ja esimerkein
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