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Definitive 34 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue Surcharged as 7?(1941)

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Stamp SN A034
Stamp Name Definitive 34 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue Surcharged as 7?(1941)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Chiefs Of State, Emblems
Issue date 1941-11-01
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(1)E. Szechwan Surcharge

Stamp No.    Original print   Sheet composition
D34.1     HK. Chung Hwa      20×10
		(retouched)
  Surcharged in No. 4 Regular-Writing typeset characters in black. The Arabic figure〝7〞looks rather thin and its Position is low.

(2)Kiangsi Surcharge
D34.2     HK. Dah Tung       10×10
                    			20×10
  Surcharged in No. 4 Sung typeset characters in black. The Arabic figure〝7〞is small in size and its position is as high as the characters〝作〞and〝分〞on its two sides.

(3)Fukien Surcharge
D34.3		HK. Chung Hwa		(10×10)×2
D34.4		HK. Dah Tung		(10×10)×2
  Surcharged in No. 5 Sung typeset characters in black. The Arabic figure〝7〞is low in position and small in size.

(4)Chekiang Surcharge
D34.5		HK. Chung Hwa		(5×5)×4
D34.6		HK. Dah Tung		(5×5)×4
  Surcharged in No. 4 Regular-Writing typeset characters in black. The Arabic figure〝7〞is thick and big and in a position forming a straight line with the characters 〝作〞and 〝分〞.

  On November 1, 1941 the domestic letter rate was raised from 8¢to 15¢per 20 gr.The stock of 15¢stamps at that time was low.Circular instructions were issued to all Postal District Head Offices to surcharge a part of 8¢stamps as7¢ in the same manner as was done to 3¢stamps on a previous occasion.Such surcharged 7¢stamps were to match the 8¢stamps for sale to the public.On December 1 of the same year the postal rate was raised to 16¢ per unit of weight and the surcharge was discontinued.