Indochina, Allegory of Peace (new colors), 1899-1901; Michel Nr.IND 17-21; The following values are re-issued in new colors: 5C, 10C, 15C, 25C and 50C.
Here is a m.h. bloom of four of the 5C value.
Postally used partial set of the new colors
Single franking of the 5C value on a military post card sent in December of 1904 sent from Cao-Bang to Pars, France. Note that the year in the cancel is inserted upside-down. Blue military cachet on front.
Multiple franking of the 5C value paying an overall postage of 10C on a post card sent from Nam Dinh to Marseille, France. The card is cancelled by the octagonal Paquebot “Ligne N, Nr. 4” ship cancel.
Mixed franking of the 5C Allegory of Peace stamp together with the 5 on 15C overprinted Allegory of Peace samp paying an overall postage of 20C on a post card sent in December of 1903 from Saigon Central to Dijon, France. Dijon arrival cancel on the reverse.
Single franking of the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp on a domestic post card sent from Doson to Hanoi in January of 1905.
Single franking of the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp on an international post card sent from Saigon Central to Hanoi in May of 1903.
Rare registered letter featuring two pairs of se-tenant 10C Allegory of Peace stamps on an international letter sent from Hai-Phong, Tonkin to Alger, France in October of 1902. Saigon Central and Alger arrival cancel on the reverse.
Mint postal stationary of the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp (13.9×9.0cm).
Single franking of the 15C Allegory of Peace stamp on an international letter sent from Thai Nguyen to Paris, France in March of 1904. Hanoi and Changing transit and Paris arrival cancel on the reverse.
Rare military correspondence featuring a pair of the 25C values paying an overall postage of 50C on a letter sent by an officer in Saigon using the military postal system to Bulgaria in June of 1884. Red “Ligne N” paquebot ship cancel on front.
Registration Nr. 090030