Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947
|Shōbu||Chang Wu||Zhangwu||Zhāng wǔ|
|Map of 1945||Jang wu|
This is a soft black chop made with a wooden hand-stamp, a set of five stamps. The four characters read 中華民國 Chinese Republic.
These are the only overprinted stamps have been identified for this town
|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.|