Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947
|Cha Lan Tun
|Zhā lán tún
Capital of Hsingan Province.
|Map of 1945
Strong black mechanically printed overprint. The top four characters read 中國郵政 Chinese Post, left 暫用Temporary Use, right 北東 North East. The above stamps are part of a set of 12.
Inverted overprint on 40f, this variety is recorded by Kerr.
All the stamps known for this town are shown above.
|These stamps have been identified by using Volume II of the Stamp Catalogue of China by Shui-Hon Chan and the four booklet guide The Local Overprinted Stamps of Manchuria 1945-7 by Allen D Kerr (published 1978 and now out of print). Both works are essential for anyone delving seriously into this subject.