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Manchurian Local Overprints 1945 - 1947

Japanese Kerr 89.


Other Names
Kannan Kan Nan Gannan Kan'nan  
   甘南   Kan-nan  
  (Lungkiang)   Gan nan  
  Map of 1945   Kannan (Map)  
  This is a soft black overprint reading 中華民國 Chinese Republic, Temporary Use. This arrangement is unique making this set easy to identify..  


This is a soft vermillion overprint reading 郵政 Chinese Post, Temporary Use. The complete set has of four stamps.

30f 40f 40f
  This is a set of 10 values identical to the above this time in a readable purple ink. Copies of the 50f stamp has been seen with the overprint inverted.  
  All sets know 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.