Korea (North) 1958 International Geophysical Year

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 26th March 1958
  • four values
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 36mm x width 25mm (vert designs); height 25mm x width 36mm (horiz designs) Actual dimensions are variable
  • Perforations: 10.25 x 10.25 (approx)


10won ~ Soviet rocket and Sputnik 1 (vert)
20won ~ Sputnik in Earth orbit (horiz)
40won ~ Sputnik over Pyongyang Observatory (horiz)
70won ~ Soviet rocket and Sputnik 1 (vert)

  • Note. Each value issued without gum, or gummed, and perforated or imperforate. The 20won is also known rouletted

Sheet stamps[edit]

10won
20won (shown cancelled to order)
40won (shown cancelled to order)
70won (shown cancelled to order)