Indochina, Indochinese Women overprinted for use in Mongtseu, 1908, Michel Nr. IND 50IV-66IV; Canton 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. Seventeen stamps of the Indochinese Women set in nominals of 1C, 2C, 4C, 5C, 10C, 15C, 20C, 25C, 30C, 35C, 40C, 50C, 75C, 1F, 2F, 5F and 10F were overprinted.

Here are the m.h. 1C and 2C stamps.

Gruesome postcard that shows the crucification and strangulation of a convict according to the torture rules that were in force in China at the time. The postcard is franked with an overprinted 4C Vietnamese Women and was sent from Mongste to France in 1911.

Registration Nr. 090058

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