First Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China (中華人民共和國開國一周年紀念)

China Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (中國郵電部)

Yang C42-46, J.DB —

Commemorative Issue: First Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China (中華人民共和國開國一周年紀念)
All stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:Originals: 1 October 1950, reprints: 10 January 1955
Issued by:China Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (中國郵電部)
Printed by:Originals and reprints: Beijing People's Printing Factory (北京人民印刷廠)
Print method:Lithography (flag), rest recess on white paper, perforate L14
Sheet size: 5 x 4 = 20 [5.000 元], 10 x 5 = 50 [others]
Designer:Sun Chuanzhe (孫傳哲)
Currency:Northeast Currency (東北幣)
Valid until:1 August 1951

Originals:

Reprints:

For the reprints were the same printing plates and printing factory without any modifications used so the differences originals / reprints are harder to recognize:

1.) Color of the stamps (leaves at the garland are in blackish grey yellow instead for reprints instead of blackish ochre for originals):

2.) The large version (5000 元) have also a different raster for the overprinted color mention in previous point (72 degrees for reprints instead of 45 degrees for originals):

3.) Color shadings under UV light are significant different (here under 254 nm):


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.
– A set of reprints has a market price about 11.- USD (2018).


The colors of the flag are always blackish ochre, dark yellow red and yellow.

Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Yang Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 5
900,00
600,00
C6NE
1000 元blackish blue violetL14
150,00
100,00
C42
2500 元blackish orange redL14
150,00
100,00
C43
5000 元blackish grey greenL14
250,00
200,00
C44
10000 元blackish yellow olivL14
150,00
100,00
C45
20000 元blackish cobalt blueL14
200,00
100,00
C46