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China 776

     In 1896 the Customs Post of China was change by Imperial edict, effective January 1, 1897, to a National Post. This edict was commemorted in 1947 with a set of five stamps. The design on the low value of the set includes a ship, a train, and three airplanes which carry mail, and a globe with a small map of China. Only the dates 1896 and 1946 are in Latin characters.

SCN 776