Indochina, Allegory of Peace, November, 1892-1896, Michel Nr. IND 3-16; Fourteen stamps in nominals of 1C, 2C, 4C, 5C, 10C, 15C, 20C, 25C, 30C, 40C, 50C, 75C, 1F and 5F  were issued in perforation 14:13.5;

Here are some of the m.h. stamps.

and here is the partial postally used set.

Beware! Very good forgeries of these stamps exist from both, Fournier and Hirschburger. Below are two large mint blocks of the 75C and 5F stamp that are Hirschburger forgeries.

Rare newspaper wrapper sent to France featuring the 1C Allegory of Peace set (5) together with the 15C Grasset stamp paying an overall postage of 20C.

Post Card featuring a multiple franking of the 1C Allegory of Peace stamps (12) paying an overall postage of 12C and sent from Thai Nguyen, Tonkin to France.

Mixed franking of the 1C Grasset and 4C Allegory of Peace stamps paying an overall postage of 5C on a domestic post card sent within Son-Tay in October of 1900.

Mint Postal Stationary (11.5×7.5cm) of the 5C Allegory of Peace stamp.

Postal Stationary (11.5×7.5cm) of the 5C Allegory of Peace stamp sent from Saigon Port to France in December 1899.

Multiple franking of the 5C Allegory of Peace stamps (5) paying an overall postage of 25C on a letter sent from Saigon Central to Paris, France in January of 1895.

Mint postal stationary featuring the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp with a blue country name on greenish cardboard.

Mint postal response stationary featuring the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp with a blue country name on blueish cardboard.

Response Part

Mint postal stationary featuring the 10C Allegory of Peace stamp with a red country name on greenish cardboard.

Single franking of the 10C value on a post card featuring the king of Annam and sent from Hai Phong to Brest, France in May of 1903. Brest arrival cancel.

Single franking of the 15C Allegory of Peace stamp on a letter sent from Pnomh Penh, Cambodia to Saigon in April of 1898. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 15C postal stationary folded surface letter together with the 5C and 30C Allegory of Peace paying an overall postage of 50C on a registered folded letter sent in December of 1902 from Saigon-Port to Leipzig, Germany. The letter was transported by the Yokohama-Marseille Line that was routed through Saigon as indicated by the ship cancel on front. German postal distribution cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the 20C Allegory of Peace stamp on a letter sent from Rach Gia to Paris in December of 1900. Saigon Central arrival cancel on the reverse.

Letter front featuring single franking of the 25C Allegory of Peace stamp sent in July of 1897 from Saigon Central to Bogota, Colombia. This was a rather rare destination at the time.

Single franking of the 25C Allegory of Peace stamp on an international letter sent from Saigon Central to Berlin, Germany in October of 1895. Paquebot transit cancel from Ligne “N” and Berlin distribution cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the 25C Allegory of Peace stamp on an international letter (contents preserved) sent from Hanoi to Paris, France in March of 1896. Hai-Phong transit and Avelghem arrival cancel on the reverse.

Multiple franking of the 25C value (2) paying an overall postage of 50C on a registered letter (full contents preserved) sent Pnomh Penh, Cambodia to India in May of 1901. The letter was transported by “Ligne N” as indicated by the octagonal ship cancel on front. Saigon, Colombo transit and Indian arrival cancel on the reverse. The ship served the route Marseille-Singapore-Saigon-Hong Kong-Yokohama. The letter took thirteen days to arrive.

Postal stationary of the 25C Allegory of Peace stamp (14.5×11.2cm) on an international letter sent from Saigon Central to Marseille, France in October of 1894. Marseille arrival cancel on the reverse.

Registration Nr. 090020

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