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Sinkiang Def 015 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue Surcharged as Basic Postage Stamps with Overprint Reading "Restricted for Use in Sinkiang" (1949)

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Stamp SN AB15
Stamp Name Sinkiang Def 015 Dr. Sun Yat-sen Issue Surcharged as Basic Postage Stamps with Overprint Reading "Restricted for Use in Sinkiang" (1949)
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Chiefs Of State, Emblems
Issue date 1949-05-20
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Sheet composition 10×10
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(1)First Surcharge
  Issue date     :May 20, 1949
  Sheet composition  :10×10

(2)Second Surcharge
   Issue date      :June 28, 1949
   Sheet composition   :10×10

       A number of definitive stamps were surcharged as basic stamps by the Sinking District Head Office in lithography in Regular-Writing characters.

  On the upper right side is the wording〝改作〞(converted into) and in the upper left side are the numeral characters showing the surcharged value. The overprint 〝限新省貼用〞(restricted for use in Sinkiang) in smaller characters appears in a horizontal line at the bottom. The 1¢, 10¢and $1 denominations were surcharged in black, while the 3¢, 5¢and 50¢denominations were surcharged in red.