Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947


Fu Yu




This is a clear violet chop made with a wooden hand-stamp, part of a set of four stamps. Only sixteen 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.