Heilongjiang Province (黑龍江省) Local Issue, Tongxing (通興)

Tongxing (通興) – Date of Liberation: 19 August 1945


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. Tongxing (通興) was renamed in 1955 to Tongbei (通北).

2nd stamp issue (Kerr 247.29-31):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: May 1946
Issued by: Tongxing Postal Administration (通興郵政管理局)
Overprint: New value
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here:

Cover:

3rd stamp issue (Kerr 247.1-16):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Republic Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: August 1946
Issued by: Tongxing Postal Administration (通興郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Republic Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (“中華民國 暫作” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with rubber chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here. A unlisted stamp 1 元 / 30 分 exists. The overprint color vary from black to dark blue-grey.

Cover:


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

Not shown:
– Kerr 247.17-28:  Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus