North Vietnam, Congress of Traffic Ministers, March 23rd, 1965, Michel Nr. 357-358; Two values in the nominals of 22 xu and 30 xu were issued perforated 11.0.
Here is the mint perforated set.
These stamps were not officially released imperforate but a small number of imperforate trial proofs has come to market.
Rare printed letter mailing sent by Xunhasaba to Hamburg, West Germany. West Germany was a pretty rare destination in the mid 1960’s. The letter features a mixed franking made up of the 30xu Traffic Minister, the 40xu Moon Calendar and there 4 xu aggricultural plant series for a total postage of 74xu.
Mixed franking of the 30xu Traffic Minister issue together with the 40xu Lunar Calendar and 4xu Agricultural Products series for an overall postage of 74xu. Patriotic cover. Since the standard letter tariff to France in 1966 amounted to 50xu this letter must have been heavier than the standard 20g.
Mixed franking using three of the 2xu Mountain Provinces stamp together with the 30xu Traffic Minister stamp and two im-perforated 50xu Flower stamps for an overall postage of 1.36D. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.
Letter with one of the 30 xu stamps a registered letter to Klewitz in West Germany. Overall postage applied amounted to 1.14 Dong which was just a whisker above the required rate of 1.10 Dong for a standard registered letter to Western Europe.
Registered letter mailed on October 20th, 1966 to Klewitz featuring two of the 30 xu stamps. The overall postage amounted to 1.13 Dong which was a tad above the required tariff of 1.10 Dong for a standard letter to West Germany.
Mixed currency mailing from the Vietnamese Red Cross to the Red Cross Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland using four stamps denominated in Old Dong (Railroad and Handicraft sets) in the amount of 3,000 Old Dong (worth only 3 New Dong after the 1,000:1 devaluation on March 1st, 1959). Stamps in New Dong were added in the amount of 1.53D were added for an overall postage of 4.53 New Dong. The letter carries also an im-perforated 50xu stamp of the 1962 Flower set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.
Registration Nr. 101040