Indochinese Women overprinted with new values overprinted for use in Tchongking, 1919, Michel Nr. IND 67V-83V; Tchongking was a French treaty port within China that was established after the Treaty of Whampoa was signed in 1844. This allowed the French to use five ports to French merchants, establish consulates there, provided certain special rights to French citizens and a fixed duty on French-Chinese trade. Sixteen stamps of the Allegory of Peace set were overprinted as follows: 1C, 2C, 4C, 5C, 10C, 15C, 20C, 25C, 30C, 35C, 40C, 50C, 75C, 1F, 2F, 5F and 10F.
Specatuclar mass franking of the 4/5C value on 2C stamp (30) together with the 75C Domestic Scenes overprinted for Mongtseu stamp paying an overall postage of 99C on a registered international air mail letter sent from Hai-Duong (rare cancel) to France in September of 1929. Hai-Phong and Canne transfer cancels on the reverse. Aix de Provence arrival cancel on the reverse.
Registration Nr. 090091