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Postal Flag (Korea)

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[Korean postal flag]
image by Kazutaka Nishiura, 03 April 2010

Flag Variant (with English text)

[Korean postal flag variant (with English text)] image by Tomislav Šipek, 7 September 2019
Flag seen here:
https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/banking-finance/korea-post-looks-to-the-west-to-buy-riskier-debt


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Description

The white flag with red panel hoist and charged with its logo of flying red bird. The flag proportion looks 1:2.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 03 April 2010


Early Korean Postal Flag

[Early Korean postal flag]
image by Eugene Ipavec, 28 October 2006
Source: pennfamily.org

According to the Korea Post's website, the flag was used (officially) between 1900-1905.
On the design: It is simply the Korean Hangul syllable 'u' 우 (sometimes romanized as 'woo') and is an abbreviation of 'ujeong saeup' which is Korean for "postal service".
Daniel Markstedt, 3 September 2006

The postal flag was adopted in 1884 which is mentioned on the stamp in Korean calendar year.
Nozomi Kariyasu, 28 October 2006