China Filatelie, vol. 43, whole nr. 164, April 2011


English summary

page        summary

1-2          From the editor, from the board

2             Taiwan Security Chop discusses a chop found on the back of a 1961 Taiwan stamp. English version of this article to be found at

3-13       Correspondence transported with the Transsiberian Railway is the first part of a major article discussing the history of post via Siberia in great detail. In this part the post up to October 1903 (when the route was opened to UPU general international mail) is discussed. Apart from a few exceptions only post franked with Russian stamps was transported during this period.

14          Hat Tax discusses the recent publication by Ai Li-shan of a booklet containing all available knowledge on the revenue stamps used in Taiwan to pay for the inspection of the hats produced there.

14          Rarities from China Philately shows two examples of very rare items for sale on eBay.

15-22      New issues PRC post

22-24      New issues Taiwan


More information on this publication from the editor:

Johan Sevenhuijsen

Rietkraag 10

3121 TB  Schiedam