Heilongjiang Province (黑龍江省) Local Issue, Tai’an (泰安)

Tai’an (泰安) – Date of Liberation: 31 December 1945, first magistrate: Xu Mo Nian (許莫年)


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. Tai’an (泰安) was renamed to Yi’an (依安) in September 1979.

1st stamp issue (Kerr 219.11-14 + unlisted):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted "Chinese Postal Service"
Not all stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:March 1946
Issued by:Tai’an Postal Administration (泰安郵政管理局)
Overprint"Chinese Postal Service" ("中華郵政")
Overprint method:Hand-overprinted with rubber chop
Currency:Northeast Currency (東北幣)

Violet overprint:

Cancel: 11 March 1946, Tai’an (泰安), Bei’an (北安).

 

Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Kerr Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 5
--,--
--,--
50 分blackish brown olivK13
40,00
--,--
219.11engraved, black overprint
40,00
40,00
219.13engraved, violet overprint
--,--
60,00
219.14engraved, red overprint
1 元blackish red greyK13
40,00
--,--
219.12lithography, black overprint
--,--
40,00
--lithography, violet overprint

2nd stamp issue (Kerr 219.1-2):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted and Surcharged
All stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:May 1946
Issued by:Tai’an Postal Administration (泰安郵政管理局)
OverprintNew Value on overprinted stamps from Changchun [長春]
Overprint method:Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency:Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here 

Why the overprint from Changchun (長春) [Kerr 13.14-15] was used for the overprints in Tai’an (泰安) [Yi’an (依安)] I can’t say, but the stamps of Changchun (長春) were distributed widely to many post offices (even to Tai’an (泰安) [Yi’an (依安)] which around 600 km far away from Changchun (長春)).

Cover (domestic rate of 1 元). Cancel: 6 June 1946, Tai’an (泰安), Bei’an (北安):

Cover (airmail rate of 8 元 for 40g letter). Cancel: 23 May 1946, Tai’an (泰安), Bei’an (北安). Used together with a stamp from first stamp issue of Yi’an (依安). The black chop at front side “航空” indicates airmail:

Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Kerr Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 1
15,00
25,00
1 元 / 10 分rose redK13
15,00
25,00
219.1-2lithography

3rd stamp issue (Kerr 219.3-7):
Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted "Chinese Postal Service Temporarily Used for" and Surcharged
All stamps of this issue shown here.
Issued:May 1946
Issued by:Tai’an Postal Administration (泰安郵政管理局)
Overprint"Chinese Postal Service Temporarily Used for" 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)

The denomination 5 元 / 20 分 (Kerr 219.4, 219.6) does not exists. The stamps listed as Kerr 219.3-4 are identical with Kerr 219.5-7.

Trade Prices 2018 (USD) 
(★)
Kerr Cat. No.Remarks
Set of 2
40,00
120,00
1 元 / 1 分carmine brown K13
20,00
50,00
219.3, 219.5engraved
5 元 / 30 分blackish ochre K13
20,00
70,00
219.7lithography

Remarks:
– All shown sets exists (at least some stamps of each set) genuine used on domestic covers.

Not shown:
– Kerr 219.8-10: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus.