Sinkiang Definitive 2 1st Peking Print Junk Issue with Overprint Reading

Stamp SN AB02
Stamp Name Sinkiang Definitive 2 1st Peking Print Junk Issue with Overprint Reading
Stamp Cat Standard Definitive Stamps
Stamp Cat Agriculture,Relics,Navigation
Issue date 1916-01-01
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Description

  The stamps were overprinted in the center in black or red by the Printing Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, Peking in Regular-Writing characters read ing 〝限新省貼用〞(restricted for use in Sinkiang) in a vertical line measuring about 15.5 mm. long. The character〝限〞(restricted) was printed straight. Such stamps are commonly known as〝新省直頭〞(Sinkiang Straight Top Overprint).