South Korea the Hwan-periode (1953-1962)

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  1. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    In the closing-phases of the Korean War the government of South-Korea
    introduced a currency-reform on Feb.14th,1953.
    100 Won (1946-52) became one Hwan (no subdivision).
    All stamps in Won-currency were demonitized.
    Ko 157.jpg
    First Hwan-definitives,issued April 5th,1953
     
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  2. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Ko 162.jpg
    Air-mails,issued April 5th,1953;
    Same design,but in different colours as the Won-denominated set,
    issued Oct.15th,1952.
     
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  3. Werner Salentin

    Werner Salentin Well-Known Member

    Ko 165.jpg
    Red Cross,issued Aug.1st,1953; (the Korean War was not over yet)
     
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