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Name: China (CN-IM)
What: country
Areas: Asia, China

Stamps issued from 1878 to 1949

Numbers issued (approximate):
to 1940: 450 ; to 1990: 1000



Sub-issuers
country: Taiwan
occupation: Japanese occupation of China
occupation: Japanese occupation of Central China
occupation: Inner Mongolia
occupation: Honan
occupation: Hopei
occupation: Shansi
occupation: Shantung
occupation: Supeh
occupation: Japanese occupation of North China
occupation: Japanese occupation of South China
region: Northeastern Provinces
province: Fukien
province: Hunan
province: Hupeh
province: Kansu
province: Kiangsi
province: Kwangsi
province: Shensi
province: Szechwan
city: Tsingtau
province: Yunnan
region: Manchuria
region: Sinkiang
offices: China offices in Tibet
region: Northeast China Liberation Area
region: Port Arthur & Dairen
region: North China Liberation Area
region: Northwest China Liberation Area
region: East China Liberation Area
region: Central China Liberation Area
region: South China Liberation Area
region: Southwest China Liberation Area

Occupations/offices
French offices in China
German offices in China
British offices in China
Japanese offices in China
Russian offices in China

Watermarks used: Stamp_China_1885_3c_back.jpgyin-yang, Stamp_China_1940_1c_back.jpgyu; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100c=1ca (candareen decimal), 100c=1$ (Chinese yuan)

Overprints: China (394), China, ROC (14), Taiwan (20), Japanese occupation of Central China (35), Inner Mongolia (48), Honan (19), Hopei (37), Shansi (18), Shantung (58), Supeh (15), Japanese occupation of North China (43), Northeastern Provinces (20), Fukien (17), Hunan (8), Hupeh (2), Kansu (2), Kiangsi (7), Kwangsi (12), Shensi (3), Szechwan (49), Tsingtau (4), Yunnan (44), Manchuria (24), Sinkiang (59), China offices in Tibet (11), China, PRC (18), East China Liberation Area (7), Central China Liberation Area (7), South China Liberation Area (3), Southwest China Liberation Area (5)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect China,..lic (Mainland)
Commons Stamps of China
Commons Stamps.. China by year
WSA China
WSA China
WSA Imperial and ROC

Catalogs:
Michel
Stamp Number
Yvert et Tellier
Stanley Gibbons

Cross-references
Image cross-references
Data missing
Stamp problems

Related albums
ARC - China
WSA China Imperial and ROC Postage
WSA Imperial and ROC Occupation
WSA Imperial and ROC Other BOB
WSA Imperial and ROC Provinces


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue), plus estimate of types still unrecorded (dotted red lines):
Years 1885 to 1949
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Years 1878 to 1884
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Chart of stamps (blue) with illustrations (green):
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