China Filatelie, vol. 39, whole nr. 154, July 2008

 

English summary

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25           From the editor, from the board

26-29               Twin issues of China IX shows the joint emissions with Mexico (2007) and North Korea (1999), both featuring mountains, with the various products associated with these emissions.

29          Taiwan hot weather postal marking used in the 70s warns the public not to send perishable food in hot weather. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

30-31               Pardon me, your slip is showing is the first installment of a series on postal slips used on Chinese mail. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

31          Kaifeng provisional overprint in black on $30 SYS is shown; any information on the origin of this uncatalogued stamp?

32-33               Interesting smaller pane of Pacheng Central Trust SYS 30 c is shown (150 stamps), including the setup of the plate. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

33          Taiwan Famine Relief marking is shown asking for donations to help victims of the famine in China in the early 60s. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

33           25 years ago, a short look back on the June 1983 issue of the Bulletin

34-35               The Birds on the PRC sheet issued recently are described with background info

36-37               Early Taiwan horizontal envelopes are shown and separated in 8 types, issued between 1953 and 1964 (but used until much later). English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

38           Transfertypes for the $90 NEChina Mao issue are shown

39           Rarity from Tibet shows a block of 6 (complete sheet) of the 4 Trangka blue. This is the early issue of this stamp. Later issues show lighter colours.

41           Fantasy products are some overprints on various issues that probably never had any postal or official origin.

42-43               PRC Commemorative sheets on various occasions, including the Olympics, are shown

44-45               Taiwan Cigarette revenue labels from the 70s are classified. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

46          Taiwan Christmas post postal marking informs the public on reduced tariff for Christmas cards English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

46          Interesting envelope from 1923 with striking printed text. English version of this article to be found here: http://www.chinafilatelie.nl/a-lchan.html

    

46-47New issues Taiwan

48           FDC of free post for servicemen is shown, dated October 1st, 1984, when this free service for letters up to 20 g and cards was re-introduced after 15 years. The cancel used for this type of post is shown. 

 

More information on this publication from the editor:

Johan Sevenhuijsen

Rietkraag 10

3121 TB  Schiedam

Netherlands

e-mail: j.a.sevenhuijsen@hro.nl