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Stamps (45)

All collections (13)

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Name: Japanese occupation of Burma (JP-­BU)
What: occupation
Country: Burma
Occupier: Japan

Japan occupied Burma in March of 1942, operating the posts directly until November, when the postal system was handed over to the Burmese government.

Burma was recaptured by the British in spring of 1945, after which stamps were issued under the military administration.

Areas: Asia, Commonwealth, Japan

Stamps issued from 1942 to 1944

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1990: 64



Watermarks used: Stamp_Japan_1948_2y_back.jpgcurved wavy lines

Currencies used: 192p=16a=1r (Burmese rupee), 100c=1r (Burmese occupation rupee)

Overprints: Japanese occupation of Burma (15)



Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect Burma

Catalogs:
Sakura
Stamp Number
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
20
1942 1943 1944