4th Print Mao Zedong Stamps (Northeast) (第四版東北毛澤東像郵票)

Northeast Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications (東北郵電管理總局)

Yang NE109-112, J.DB-55

Regular Issue: 4th Print Mao Zedong Stamps (Northeast) (第四版東北毛澤東像郵票)
All stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:19 May 1948
Issued by:Northeast Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications (東北郵電管理總局) in Harbin (哈爾濱)
Printed by:Guangfa Printing House (哈爾濱廣發印刷所)
Print method:Lithography on on different varieties of white paper without watermark or silk thread paper with watermark, perforate L11
Sheet size:6 x 10 = 60 (only 150 元), 10 x 10 = 100 (all)
Designer:Hao Limin (郝利民)
Currency:Northeast Currency (東北幣)
Valid until:8 July 1950

Color shadings:

Perforation varieties (stripe of 3, imperforated horizontal):


 Paper types classification (silk thread paper is always defined as paper with watermark):

  • First stamp: White paper group (all white papers without regular pattern)
  • Second stamp: Silk thread paper with watermark
  • Third stamp: White paper group (all white papers without regular pattern)
  • Fourth stamp: Net paper (like the 500 元 denomination of the 3th print Mao Zedong Stamps (Northeast)) [bright violet blue color]
  • Fifth stamp: Net paper (like the 500 元 denomination of the 3th print Mao Zedong Stamps (Northeast)) [blackish grey violet color]
  • Sixth stamp: Silk thread paper with watermark

Remarks (in general / for this issue):
– Shifted perforation and large stamps with “wings” can be found commonly.
– Imperforated stamps does not exits for this issue. Reported findings were always single stamps with cut perforation.
– The watermark is a rather big structure, stamps without or only with a very faint trace of a watermark can be found.


Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Yang Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 3
25,00
38,00
50 元greenish oliv (shadings)L11
5,00
10,00
NE109white paper group
L11
50,00
--.--
--stripe of 3, imperforated horizontal
150 元dark vermilionL11
15,00
20,00
NE111silk thread paper with watermark
250 元bright violet blueL11
5,00
8,00
NE110white paper group
bright violet blueL11
6,00
9,00
--net paper
blackish grey violetL11
15,00
20,00
--net paper
bright violet blueL11
20,00
25,00
NE112silk thread paper with watermark