South Vietnam, 20. Anniversary of the General Declaration of Human Rights, December 10th, 1968, Michel Nr. SVN 412-413; Two stamps in nominals of 10D and 16D were issued in perforation 13.5.

Here is the mint set

and here the postally used set

These stamps were not officially released imperforate, however, a small number of imperforate trial proofs have come to market.

Enpreuves de Luxe; printed on thin cardboard. Government Printing Bureau Tokyo printed on the bottom right.

Mixed ranking of the Human Rights set plus the UNICEF set paying an overall postage of 48D on a rare registered express mail letter sent from Dalat to West Germany in May of 1969. Frankfurt train and regular transit cancel plus Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Ex Klewitz.

Mixed franking of the 10D Human Rights stamps (3) together with two 3D Folk Custom stamps (2) paying an overall postage of 36D on a registered international air mail letter sent from Da Nag to the United States in March of 1969. Vallejo arrival cancel on the reverse.

Multiple franking of the 10D value (5) paying an overall postage of 50D on an international air mail letter sent from Pleiku to Switzerland.

Single franking of the 16D value on a domestic registered letter sent from Hue Duc to Saigon in January of 1970. Saigon machine arrival cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the 16D value on a domestic registered letter sent  to Gia Dinh in January of 1970. Illegible arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 16D Human Rights value together with the 1.50D Trans-Vietnamese Railways and Vietnamese Women sets paying an overall postage of 18D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon in March of 1970 to Tunisia. Tunisia is a rather rare destination. Also note the printing date of the 0.50D Vietnamese Women stamp was already printed on November 11th, 1966 but was issued two and half years later on March 23rd, 1969. Black English propaganda cachet on front.

Mixed franking of the 16D Human Rights stamp together with the 1D Vietnamese Women stamp paying an overall postage of 17D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in September of 1969.

Registration Nr. 200830

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