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Burma issued its own stamps from 1937 on. Before 1937 the stamps of India were used. Some examples of stamps of India with a B5 numeral cancel of Akyab.
I have also seen a 2 a 1854 stamp of India with this B5 numeral cancel of Akyab.
There exist many forgeries of stamps similar to above stamp (farmer issue); for a review of the forgeries see: http://www.bilston73.freeserve.co.uk/farmers/farmers.htm
Other stamps of the Japanese occupation: