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Old September 20th 10, 06:11 AM
Hak Foo Hak Foo is offline
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Default Seeking Korean specialist dealer

I've been spending a year or so working on a "type set" of South Korea since the 1962 reform. No dates, no colours, just the basic types shown at http://eng.bok.or.kr/broadcast.action?menuNaviId=782 plus the 0.10 and 0.50 notes.

I figured, looking at a 6th edition Pick catalog "everything's cheap" -- wrong -- since I had the largest note, the new 50k.

I'm down to three notes left- 1st series 50 won, 5k, and 10k notes. These are, unsurprisingly, the scarcest and most expensive of the set.

I'm looking for a dealer who has a decent selection.

Namchong Coin's site is full of pretty items, at terrifying prices. I could see, as a huge treat, getting ONE of their notes as an ending for the set. However, I'm really looking for notes in the range VF to ran over by a bus.

I checked the sites who advertised in the Korean-with-a-little-English "Korean Coins and Banknotes Catalog", but when I actually emailed, no response. No surprise-- I sound like a strange 419 scam-- "I want to buy an expensive item, do you take my overseas address and credit card?"

Seriously, on a technical level, I can see things on their sites, but have no way to order them-- online translation does little good with things like filling out registration forms which demand a government ID number, and doesn't tell me if the note priced at 35,000 won has a 160,000 won shipping and customs charge and bank fees.

Has anyone had real-world experience with a dealer who can bridge the language gap, or is in the English-speaking world?
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