Jilin Province (吉林省) Local Issue, Tumen (圖們)

Tumen (圖們) – Date of Liberation: 1945 (August 15)


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. 

1st stamp issue (Yang NE305-316):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Yanbian Subregion Chinese Postal Service” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: 1946 (February)
Issued by: Yanbian Postal Administration (延邊郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Yanbian Subregion Chinese Postal Service” and Surcharged (“延邊分區 中華郵政” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with wooden chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

Not all stamps of this issue shown here as scan, missing: 1 角 / 1 分, 1 角 / 4 分, 1 角 / 50 分, 1 角 / 1 元,  1 元 / 7 分,  1 元 / 10 分,  1 元 / 1 元.  

Mizuhara JPS listed additional four stamps which are stated as unissued (but only exists commercial used): 1 角 / 30 分, 1 元 / 2½ 分, 1 元 / 13 分, 1 元 / 20 分.

Cover:

Only 1 元 / 2 分 exists unused! This set is listed in all all major Liberated Area stamp catalogs. These stamps are rare and there are a lot of forgeries on the market, please be careful.


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

Not shown:
– Kerr 240.1-8: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus.
– Kerr 240.9-15: Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus. These bogus stamps shows in the inner circle [“Republic of China”, “中華民國”] instead of [“China Post”, “中華郵政”]. Here some scans of these bogus stamps (made by a rubber chop):