Korea (South) 2002 Hwaseong Fortress (UNESCO Site)

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 9th December 2002
  • two values each x five in a sheetlet
  • Designed by: Shin Huyn-tae
  • Engraved by: Kim Seong-am
  • Printed by: Government Printing Agency
  • Print process: recess and lithography
  • stamp format height 24mm x width 52mm, or height 36mm x width 52mm (260w). Sheetlet format height 232mm x width 145mm
  • Perforations: 13 x 13.25

The Hwaseong Fortress (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

190won ~ Walls and Gongsimdon (Turret) Observatory, sometimes reckoned the world's oldest astronomical observatory structure
260won ~ Banghwasuryu Pavilion (roof, and view across lake)


se-tenant pair of stamps
sheetlet of ten stamps