50th Anniversary of the Knesset Building in Jerusalem Date of Issue : 19 April 2016
The Knesset Building was inaugurated on August 30, 1966. The building hugs the slope of Givat Ram in western Jerusale and overlooks a broad valley in which the capital of Israel's past meets its present – with the ancient Monastery of the Cross at one end and the Israel Museum and Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus at the other.
This set of stamp involves unique printing techniques. The left cover of the book bears the microprint of part of the text from the Three Character Classic surrounding the staircase. The stamp bears "National Book-Reading Campaign" in Braille. Under ultraviolet light, lamplight can be seen from the window in darkness.
First Day Cover 首日封 Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia South Korea
Science in Korea (2nd Series)
Date of Issue : 21 April 2016
The stamp set features Jang Yeong-sil (蔣英實), Heo Jun (許浚) and Lee Tae-kyu (李泰圭).
Jang Yeong-sil (1390-1450) is one of the world's best technicians who led science and technology during the Joseon Dynasty. Heo Jun (1539-1615) is one of the scientists who greatly improved traditional medicine. Finally, Lee Tae-Kyu (1902-1992) was a theoretical chemist who worked in Japan and the United States.
(The information above is from : http://www.korea.or.jp/NewsFocus/Culture/view?articleId=135466)
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