Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947
|Hōjō||Feng Cheng||Fengcheng||Féng chéng|
Same place as Feng-huang-c'heng 鳳凰城 (Fisher)
|Feng Hwang Tien|
|Map of 1945||Foong Cheng|
Set of three surcharges using a red chop. The top left pair of characters read 暫用 Temporary Use, the right pair read 中華 China and the characters in brackets are all 50f surcharges.
There is a further set of 12 values known 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.|