Heilongjiang Province (黑龙江省) Local Issue, Heihe (黑河)

Heihe (黑河) – Date of Liberation: 1945 (August 15)

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This map only gives rough impression about area and location.

2nd stamp issue (Kerr 55.1-4):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “China Temporarily Used” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (April 9)
Issued by: Heihe Post Office (黑河郵政局) in Heihe (黑河)
Overprint: “China Temporarily Used” and Surcharged (“中華暫用” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with rubber chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

One stamp of this is issue shown here.

Cover (5 角 / 5 分):

Additional stamps of this set are: 2 角 / 2 分, 2 元 / 20 分, 3 元 / 30 分, 5 元 / 50 分, 10 元 / 1 元. These stamps are rare. In most Liberated Area catalogs this set is listed. Kerr missing in his catalog: 2 角 / 2 分 and 2 元 / 20 分. Only few unused stamps of this set are known.

– All shown sets exists (all stamps of each set) genuine used on domestic covers.

Not shown (yet):
– Kerr 55.5-7: 1st stamp issue of Heihe (issued September 1945)! Unfortunately missing scans from covers and stamps, if someone can provide me here good scans (600 dpi) I would very grateful! ? 



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