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Steve Marks27/04/2018 13:44:28
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Hi, this is my first post. I have recently unearthed my old stamp collection, unopened for 53 years. There are some (I think maybe Chinese) stamps that appear to be have overprinted. I have tried to identify them with no success. Can anybody help?

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Alex27/04/2018 19:05:57
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They are from the Chinese air mail series printed between 1932 - 1937 (Beijing) and 1940/1 (Hong Kong).

Your stamps were overprinted in 1945 as air raid precaution propaganda and the stamps appear to be from the Hong Kong print run going by the 'tear drop' of the bottom left Chinese character.

Hope that helps....

 

Al

 

Edited By Alex on 27/04/2018 19:11:33

Paul Davey 127/04/2018 19:30:44
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Overprints were produced by the Japanese occupying forces and are, indeed, Hong Kong print. The Peking print were not used for these.

Paul

Steve Marks28/04/2018 17:19:55
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Thanks Alex and Paul for the reply and information.

Steve.

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