11th October 1946
perf various, wmk 228.
Overprinted by the Hiroshima Printing Co., Japan
|Description||Aus. stamp||Scott||SG †||Mi||Y&T|
|Stamps of Australia overprinted|
|½ penny orange||Sc 166, SG179||M1||J1|
|1d brown-purple||Sc191, SG203||M2||J2|
|3d purple-brown||Sc183A, SG187||M3||J3|
|6d purple-brown||Sc173, SG189a||M4||J4|
|1 shilling grey-green||Sc175, SG191||M5||J5|
|2/- maroon||Sc206, SG212||M6||J6|
|5/- claret||Sc177, SG176||M7||J7|
† Gibbons  notes overprint variants for most of the stamps and a paper variant for Sc-M7, SG-J7a on "thin rough paper", overprinted on SG176a.
Used by Australian forces occupying Japan after WW2. BCOF = British Commonwealth Occupation Force".