|Stamp Name||Definitive 34 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue Surcharged as 7?(1941)|
|Stamp Cat Standard||Definitive Stamps|
|Stamp Cat||Chiefs Of State, Emblems|
|Dimension of stamps(mm.)|
|Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)|
(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.
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.
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.
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.