Jilin Province (吉林省) Local Issue, Yanji (延吉)

Yanji (延吉) – Date of Liberation: 17 August 1945


This map only gives rough impression about area and location. 

1st stamp issue (Kerr 262.6-8 + unlisted, Yang NE303-304):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Northeast Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: April 1946
Issued by: Yanbian Postal Administration (延邊郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Northeast Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (“東北暫作” 改值郵票)
Print: Hand-overprinted with types chop
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

Not all stamps of this issue shown here as scan, missing: 5 角 / 10 分, 1 元 / 1 分, 1 元 / 2 分, 1 元 / 4 分, 1 元 / 6 分. All stamps exists commercial used. Stamps of this set are very rare.

 2nd stamp issue (Kerr 262.9 + unlisted, Yang NE317-318):

Provisional Issue: Stamps Overprinted “Yanbian Post Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (1946)
Issued: November 1946
Issued by: Yanbian Postal Administration (延邊郵政管理局)
Overprint: “Yanbian Post Temporarily Used for” and Surcharged (“延邊郵政 暫作” 改值郵票)
Print: Machine overprinted with types
Overprinted by: Xinghuo Printing House (星火印刷廠)
Currency: Northeast Currency (東北幣)

Not all stamps of this issue shown here as scan, missing: 1 元 / 2 分, 1 元 / 5 分, 1 元 / 6 分. Very often stamps of this issue comes without gum. Most stamps of this set are very rare. Beware of forgeries!

Both sets are listed in most major Liberated Area stamp catalogs.


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

Not shown:
– Kerr 262.1-5:  Set is unknown to be genuine used, possible not issued / bogus