China Filatelie, vol. 44, whole nr. 173, March 2014


English summary

page       summary

1-2         From the editor, from the board

3-7         First and second prints of the early PRC issues are discussed and their differences explained in this first part of a comprehensive article (translated from the German original)

8-10       Tibet as a collector’s area V; in this issue the Official stamps and Telegraph stamps issued in Tibet are shown and described

11          New postal marking from the PRC found on a 1977 letter from Egypt to Taiwan, misspent to the PRC. English version of this article to be found here:

12-13              Early Taiwan Postoffice Business Envelope, used in 1948 from Hsinchu to Taipei by Norse official Sigfried Hopstock, employed by the Chinese Post. English version of this article to be found here:

14-16               Manchuria – some historic background is an introductory article to some aspects of postal and political history of the area

16-17               Manchukuo overprints – some additional information gives some interesting additions to the Kerr catalogue, listing 40 f ‘round corner’ overprints and different types of stamp sheetlets, found by the author

18-21               New issues PRC post

22-24               New issues Taiwan (ROC)

24           Souvenir sheet using ‘personal stamps’ for Year of the Dragon is shown



More information on this publication from the editor:

Johan Sevenhuijsen

Rietkraag 10

3121 TB  Schiedam