Celebration of the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (慶祝中國人民政治協商會議第一屆全體會議)

North China Post Office (華北郵政總局) Yang C5-8, J.DB — Originals: Reprints: Differences between original (left) and reprint (right): Remarks (in general / for this issue): – Many modern forgeries exists. – Reprints were only made for collectors, they came in…

6th Surcharges Overprinted with “Changed to” (第六次東北加蓋“改作”)

Northeast Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications (東北郵電管理總局) Yang NE155-157, NE159-161, J.DB-68 Overprint on 6th Print Mao Zedong Stamps (Northeast) (第六版東北毛澤東像郵票): Varieties (print variety: scratch in impression, shifted overprint, dry print, inverted overprint, double impression): Sheet margins were overprinted with the…

World Federation of Trade Unions – Asian Australian Trade Union Conference (世界工聯亞洲澳洲工會會議紀念)

North China Post Office (華北郵政總局) Yang C20-22, J.DB — Originals: Reprints: Differences between original (left) and reprint (right): Remarks (in general / for this issue): – Many modern forgeries exists. – Reprints were only made for collectors, they came in…

Postal Card Overprinted with “Paper cost 500 元” and Surcharged (“另加紙費五百元” 改值郵票)

Northeast Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications (東北郵電管理總局) Yang NE –, J.DB —  Used (postal card was teared into two halves, one the left part survived): At bottom still some parts of the Japanese slogan visible. Remarks (for this issue):…

1st Issue Tien An Men Gate Design (初版天安門東北貼用票)

Northeast Directorate General of Post and Telecommunications (東北郵電管理總局) Yang NE162-163, NE165-171, J.DB — Color variations of 35000 元 denomination (blue, blackish cobalt, blackish lilac ultramarine): Varieties (paper fold, offset): Cover: This cover bears an interesting mistake in the cancellation where date…

Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (中國人民政治協商會議紀念)

North China Post Office (華北郵政總局) Yang C13-16, J.DB — Originals: Reprints: Differences between original (top) and reprint (bottom): 1.) For the denominations 1000 元 and 1500 元 2.) For the denominations 5000 元 and 20000 元 the differences are not so…