Indochinese Women overprinted with new values overprinted for use in Kouang-Tcheou, 1919, Michel Nr. IND 67III-83III; 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 overprinted Indochinese Women set were overprinted as follows: 2/5C on 1C, 4/5C on 2C, 1 3/5C on 4C, 2C on 5C, 4C on 10C, 6C on 15C, 8C on 20C, 10C on 25C, 12C on 30C, 14C on 35C, 16C on 40C, 20C on 50C, 30C on 75C, 40C on 1F, 80C on 2F, 2P on 5F and 4P on 10F.
Here is the m.h. 4/5 on 2C stamp.
Single franking of the 4C on 10C value on a domestic on a small envelope sent to Fort Bayard.
Multiple franking of the 16C on 40C values (8) paying an overall postage of 1.28P on a registered international letter sent in February of 1930 from Hue to Switzerland. Yokohama-Marseille paquebot and Zürich arrival cancel on the reverse.
Registration Nr. 090093