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

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