Heilongjiang Province (黑龍江省) Local Issue, Dedu (德都)

Dedu (德都) – Date of Liberation: 14 August 1945 – Middle December 1945 (first liberation), January 1946 (final liberation), first magistrate: Bian Jing (邊敬)


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. Dedu (德都) was renamed to Wudalianchi (五大连池) in January 1996.

1st stamp issue (Kerr 227. / unlisted):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted "Chinese Postal Service Temporarily Used" and Surcharged
All stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:May 1946
Issued by:Dedu Postal Administration (德都郵政管理局)
Overprint"Chinese Postal Service Temporarily Used" and Surcharged ("中華郵政 暫作" 改值郵票)
Overprint method:Hand-overprinted with rubber chop
Currency:Northeast Currency (東北幣)

Cover (domestic rate of 1 元). Cancel: 18 May 1946, Dedu (德), Bei’an (北安):

Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Kerr Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 5
--,--
420,00
1 元 / 2 分blackish yellow greenK13
--,--
60,00
--engraved, black overprint
--,--
80,00
--engraved, violet overprint
5 元 / 12 分blackish orange K13
--,--
80,00
--engraved, black overprint
--,--
80,00
--engraved, violet overprint
10 元 / 12 分blackish orange K13
--,--
120,00
--engraved, violet overprint

Kerr 227.10-11 shows a very similar overprint like the 1st stamp issue of Dedu (德都), but they are just a close imitation of the genuine overprint.


Remarks:
– All shown sets exists (at least some stamps of each set) genuine used on domestic covers.
– Kerr 227.1-5: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus.
– Kerr 227.6-9: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus.
– Kerr 227.10-11: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus.