China 1953 PRC Military Post $800 'Navy' issue, SGM1593/94

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China 1953 (1 Aug) People's Republic of China Military Post $800 'Navy' issue, SGM1593/94.

Only the orange-yellow, vermilion and red-orange was issued for free to servicemen, at the rate of two a month. Withdrawal of the stamp was ordered from October 1954.

The orange-yellow, vermilion and brown-purple was sent to units, but was never distributed and is much rarer.

Both stamps are fresh, unused as issued.

Stanley Gibbons catalogue value: £2,625.

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