China Filatelie, vol. 42, whole nr. 161, May 2010


English summary

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1             From the editor, from the board

2-4         Twin issues of PRC XI shows the products associated with the issues of the PRC issued together with Poland (2006) and Austria (2006)

5-7         Dragon issues of Japan discusses the first issues of the Japanese post and the forgeries of those stamps.

8-11       Local posts in the treaty ports II discusses the local post of Wuhu and the ‘local post’ of Tientsin, of which stamps were issued, but there was never a licensed organization, nor was any post handled.

11          The War Area Service Corps was organized by the Nationalist regime for foreigners joining the anti-Japanese struggle in the 1938-1946 period. It gave out forms with stamps glued on. One is shown here. English version of this article to be found here:

12-15               The Taiwan Domestic Letter Sheet issued in 1967 is studied here, several varieties are noted, including a never before published version with notably different characters in the text. English version of this article to be found here:

15          25 years ago gives a short look back on the first issue of 1985.

16          Interesting unit stamp mail from Taiwan shows a 1954 letter franked with a 1949 unit stamp that was only in use on Taiwan in overprinted form. English version of this article to be found here:

17-20               Souvenir sheets shown are highlighting the work of four different stamp designers from China. Some of their work is shown with each sheet.

20-24     New issues PRC


More information on this publication from the editor:

Johan Sevenhuijsen

Rietkraag 10

3121 TB  Schiedam