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Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947

Japanese Kerr 139.


Other Names
Mitsuzan Mi Shan Mishan M shān  

密 山

See also Tungan

Became Tungan City in 1942 (the provincial capital). Fisher

M shān  


  Map of 1945 Mishan (Map)   
  50f on 6f   100f on f  
  200f on 20f   300f on 30f  
  A set of four sort black surcharges with the new value overprinted in Chinese and Arabic numbering.  


50f on 2f

50f on 10f 50f on 10f  

This is a set of three blue black surcharges for 50f (5 chiao). The two upper characters read China, with the surcharge below.



  50f on 2f   1Y on 13f  

Set of two distinctive surcharged stamps featuring western numerals. Centre Temporary Use and below this the surcharge.

    50f on 10f    
  This is a hard olive green surcharge on a standard Chan Chun overprinted 10f.

All of 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.