Heilongjiang Province (黑龙江省) Local Issue, Heli (鶴立)

Heli (鶴立) – Date of Liberation: 1945 (August 13)


This map only gives rough impression about area and location.

Kerr 64.1-18 belongs to the town Lianjiangkou (蓮江口) [Kerr 124]

1st stamp issue (Kerr 64.19-26):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (June)
Issued by: Heli Postal Administration (鶴立郵政管理局)
Overprint: New Value (overprint was made in black or blue on overprinted stamps from Changchun [長春])
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

2nd stamp issue (Kerr 64.27-34):

Commemorative Issue: Stamps Overprinted “July 7 Incident” (1946)
Issued: 1946 (July)
Issued by: Heli Postal Administration (鶴立郵政管理局)
Overprint: “July 7 Incident” (“日七月七抗戰紀念”), additional overprint on previous issue
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

Cover:

3rd stamp issue (Kerr 64.35-38):

Commemorative Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Republic Post – August 15 Commemoration” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (August)
Issued by: Heli Postal Administration (鶴立郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Republic Post – August 15 Commemoration” (“中華民國郵政 – 紀念八弌五復歸我國土” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

Cover:

4th stamp issue (Kerr 64.39-40):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Republic Changed to” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (October)
Issued by: Heli Postal Administration (鶴立郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Republic Changed to” (“中華民國 改作” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All unused stamps I saw don’t have gum anymore (so I would say, no gum for this issue is no devaluation). There must be a postal rate change in around October 1946 for this area, the new denomination of 4 元 for example is unusual. All stamps of this issue shown here.  

Cover:


Stampless cover (Postage Paid):


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

Not shown:
– Kerr 64.1-18: These stamps belongs to the town Lianjiangkou (蓮江口) [Kerr 124] (issued June 1946)

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