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Name: German offices in China (DR-CHI)
What: offices
Country: Germany
In territory of: China

Germany operated post offices in several cities of China starting in 1886, and continuing until March 1917, when China declared war on Germany. Initially using regular German stamps, the offices issued their own stamps starting in 1898.

Areas: Asia, Germany

Stamps issued from 1898 to 1913


Watermarks used: DR_WZ_1_Rauten.jpglozenges; some types unwatermarked

Currencies used: 100pf=1dm=1mk=1m (German mark), 100c=1$ (Chinese yuan)

Overprints: German offices in China (1), Kiauchau (9)


Links:

Wikipedia
WP philately
Colnect German..fices in China
Commons Stamps..many for China

Catalogs:
Michel
Yvert et Tellier
Stanley Gibbons
AFA number

Cross-references


Chart of stamps issued by year (blue):
14
1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913