Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947
Ai-hui 璦琿 when it became the Provincial Capital was renamed Heiho.
|Map of 1964||Ai-hui|
|50f on 5f||3Y on 30f|
|5Y on 50f||10Y on 1Y|
|This is a set of four values with large black surcharges over soft purple characters reading 中華 China, 暫作 Temporary use.|
The cover shown right was sent from 金山 Chin
Shan (Jinshan) in 呼吗县
Huma County in 黑龙江
Heilungkiang to a recipient in 河北省
HeBei Province. The
envelope looks homemade.
The postmark is Hei Ho, 1st June 1946
|Set of 2 stamps. This overprint is not as shown in Kerr, it is always blurred and unreadable. If anyone knows what these character are please let me know.|
|Set of 1 stamp. As above but with a soft purple chop, still unreadable.|
All overprints known for this village 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.|