Indochina, Grasset stamps with newly overprinted Values, November, 1912, Michel Nr. IND 59-64; The popular 5C and 10C values that were used most often were in short supply, so the postal administration decided to overprint some of the Grassley definitive series with new values. Overprinted were 5C on 4C brown-lilac, 5C on 15C reddish-brown, 5c on 30C red-brown, 10C on 40C black on grey, 10C on 50C brown and 10C on 75C red on orange.

Here is the m.h. 5C on 15C value (Type II, 2mm space between zero and five)

Postally used 5C on 4C and 5C on 15C (Type II, 2 mm space between zero and five)

Single franking of the 5C on 15C stamp on an international post card sent in January of 1913 to France.

Rare registered letter featuring a mixed franking of the 5C on 30C (Type II), 10C on 40C (Type I) and 10C on 50C (Type I) stamps paying an overall postage of 70C and sent from Hanoi to Paris, France in January of 1913. Interesting Postes et Telegramme, Hanoi, Tonkin circular cachet on the reverse plus a Paris arrival cancel.

Registration Nr. 090060

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