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Def 057 Parcel Post Stamps Converted into Definitive Stamps in Gold Yuan (1948)

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Stamp SN A057
Stamp Name Def 057 Parcel Post Stamps Converted into Definitive Stamps in Gold Yuan (1948)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Post && Telecommunications, Highway
Issue date 1948-12-17
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Printer Thomas de la Rue & Co., Ltd., London
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Process Intaglio
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Perforation 12 1/2
  In order to meet the actual needs, parcel stamps printed at London by the Thomas de la Rue & Co., Ltd. were surchanged as definitive stamps in No.5 Regular-Writing characters and Arabic figures in a plate made by the San I Printing Press Co.,Shanghai(上海三一印刷公司). The overprints〝改作郵票〞(altered into definitive stamps)and〝金圓××圓〞(gold dollar currency...dollars) appear in two lines on the sides of the stamps and the new value in Arabic figures is shown at the bottom.