North China Post Office (華北郵政總局)
Yang C13-16, J.DB —
|Commemorative Issue:||Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (中國人民政治協商會議紀念)|
|All stamps of this issue shown here.|
|Issued:||Originals: 1 February 1950, reprints: 10 January 1955|
|Issued by:||North China Post Office (華北郵政總局)|
|Printed by:||Originals and reprints: Dadong Book Company Shanghai Printing Factory (大東書局上海印刷廠) [1000 元, 1500 元], Beijing People's Printing Factory (北京人民印刷廠) [5000 元, 20000 元]|
|Print method:||Recess on white paper, perforate L14|
|Sheet size:||10 x 5 = 50 [1000 元, 1500 元] and 5 x 10 = 50 [5000 元, 20000 元]|
|Designer:||Zhang Ding (張仃), Zhong Ling (鐘靈)|
|Currency:||Northeast Currency (東北幣)|
|Valid until:||1 August 1951|
Differences between original (top) and reprint (bottom):
1.) For the denominations 1000 元 and 1500 元
2.) For the denominations 5000 元 and 20000 元 the differences are not so easy to see for untrained eyes. First of all please study the overall impression and check the thin lines, they are mostly missing in the reprints. The color of the reprints is also often not such deep as well.
Remarks (in general / for this issue):
– Reprints were only made for collectors, they came in sale after the validation of Northeast China stamps and can’t exists used.
– Specialists can classify varieties of these stamps as narrow or wide (a typical characteristic of the recess printing method by using high pressure on damp paper).
– A set of reprints has a market price about 8.- USD (2018).
|Trade Prices 2018 (USD)|
|Yang Cat. No.||Remarks|
|Set of 4|
|1000 元 ●||red||L14|
|1500 元 ●||blackish violet ultramarine||L14|
|5000 元 ●||dark red rown||L14|
|20000 元 ●||blackish olive green||L14|