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Posted 05/05/2022   01:59 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Free Gift from SCF Member CALSTAMP

The Postal Savings Stamps of China
William J. Marsh, J Millard Williams
1976
Second Printing 2009


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Today I will share three China stamps from my collection with nice cancels...

Linus


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Ningpo (Ningbo)
Wuhu (An English vocal expression when attempting to get the attention of another)
PAGODA ANCH ?

These issues suffer badly with oxidation /sulphurisation with age.

I was cataloguing China this morning.
2 stamps that originally stumped me.

Sc#1507 1967 Famous Men (Tsai) ROC
Pmk SANZHI
(Granite paper)

SC#67 1967 RYUKYU ISLANDS
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NINGPO and WUHU are easy to research, but AGODA ANCH, not so much.

I have never solved that mystery. It may have a "P" as the first letter, but, in my opinion, I do not think there is room to fit it in the circle.

Linus
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Pagoda Anchorage


(not mine)
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Suggestion:

PAGODA ANCHORAGE (FOOCHOW)

'Pagoda anchorage, Foo Chow (Tea district)' [Fuzhou, China]
No. 29 of 51 (PAJ2051 - PAJ2101): inscribed by the artist on the album page, as title, with the date '12/68'. This celebrated anchorage, off Pagoda Island in the Min River, was at Mawei, about 12 miles east of Foochow and above the Min river narrows to the north-east. Though considered the cradle of Chinese seafaring it was only frequented by Western shipping as China began to open up in the 1840s, and became famous from 1866 with the first of the great annual tea races to London. Sixteen clippers loaded there that year, sailing in late May and early June on the 16,000 mile voyage: 99 days later, the 'Taeping' reached Gravesend first, followed by the 'Ariel' and the 'Serica'. The octagonal Luoxing (Falling Star) Pagoda was built of granite under the

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Vayolene beat me to it.
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Wow! Thank you very much! Both of you.

I have wondered about that one for many years, finally solved.

You two are the best!

Linus

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Strangely, I solved it by searching, "China Postmark Anch"
"Pagoda" offered nothing of use
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Chinese Provinces
SINKIANG (Chinese Turkestan)
First Peking Printings
Sc# 1915 A24 Unwmk
Overprint Type 1
The first character of overprint is 0.5mm out of alignment to the left,
Opt is 16mm long

Exists : 2nd and 3rd character transposed CV : £200 1969

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I'll add this one, because it often appears in "China" glassines, when I swap.

Manchukuo (Manchuria)
Sc# 154 1944 A45 10 fen Tete-beche. (with toning)
CHINESE Script top stamp
JAPANESE script bottom stamp

1944 1st - 9th October
Issued as propaganda to foster the idea of interdependence between Manchoukuo and Japan.
The cntre inscription written in Chinese by ex-Prime Minister Chung, and in Japanese by Mr. Takabe means:

"Japanese prosperity is Manchoukuo's prosperity"

Stamps Designed by Hirozo Oya
Lithographic plates used in Hsinking

Bib: Manchoukuo Helen K Zirkle Page 71

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Exhausted my searches for this trio,
can any members assist with ID please?

ROC

ROC

PRC
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The 2 ROC stamps issued in 1992
Mother & Son in Summer 5 SG 2062 Scott #2845
Mother & Son in Autumn 9 SG 2063 Scott#2846
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Bravo! Thanks Jill
I was guessing 1991 to 1993
Completely missed the blighters.
I think the other is Mutilated Stationery
Year of the Rooster perhaps.

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China 1949 Surcharges : Detail.
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