Heilongjiang Province (黑龙江省) Local Issue, Lianjiangkou (蓮江口)

Lianjiangkou (蓮江口) – Date of Liberation:  1945 (August 15)


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. 

1st stamp issue (Kerr 64.1-9):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Post Changed to” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (June)
Issued by: Lianjiangkou Postal Administration (蓮江口郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Post Changed to” and Surcharged (“中華郵政 改作” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

Black overprint:

The denomination 5 角 / 5 分 also exists with sideways overprint as variety.

Booklet pane:

Blue overprint:

Booklet pane:

2nd stamp issue (Kerr 124.1):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Republic” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (July)
Issued by: Lianjiangkou Postal Administration (蓮江口郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Republic” and Surcharged (“中華民國” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

This set were overprinted in two steps, first  step “中華民國” and in the second step the surcharge. The distance between both blocks can vary. The stamps usually comes mint without gum.

3rd stamp issue (Kerr 124.4-9):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Chinese Republic Postal Service Changed to” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (October)
Issued by: Lianjiangkou Postal Administration (蓮江口郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Chinese Republic Postal Service Changed to” and Surcharged (“中華民國郵政改” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

All stamps of this issue shown here.  

This set were overprinted in two steps, first step “中華民國郵政國” and in the second step the surcharge plus “(改)”. The distance between both blocks can vary. The stamps usually comes mint without gum. There is a variety known where the overprint missed the second step (missing  surcharge plus “(改)”), for example for the denomination 1 元 / 20 分.


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

Not shown:
– Kerr 64.1-18: Set belongs to Kerr 124.
– Kerr 124.2-3: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus