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