South Vietnam, 3. Anniversary of the Election of President Ngô Đình Diệm, July 7th, 1957, Michel Nr. SVN 135-139; Five stamps in nominals of 20c, 30c, 90c, 2D and 3D were issued in perforation 13.

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. Here is the entire imperforate set with matching right sheet margins.

Enpreuves de Luxe

Mixed franking of the 6D Land Reform value (3) together wit stamps from the Election of Ngô Đình Diệm, Family Law and 4 Years Constitution paying an overall postage of 19.50D on an international letter sent from Saigon to the United States in June of 1961.

Mixed franking of the 80c Development of Agriculture stamps (2) and two 20c Election of Ngô Đình Diệm paying an overall postage of 2D on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent within Hue in June of 1961.

Mixed franking of the 20c and 30c Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps together with stamps from the Landscape, Ngô Đình Diệm, Living Standards, Colombo Conference and National Assembly sets paying an overall postage of 15D on a registered international air mail letter sent from Dalat to the United States in October of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 30c (3) and 90c Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps together with stamps from the Colombo Conference and National Assembly stamps paying an overall postage of 3D on an international letter sent from Saigon to Czechoslovakia in April of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 0.50D Living Standard stamps (2) together with stamps from the 2 Years Independence, Election of Ngo Dinh Diem, 1 Year Independence, Landscapes and President Ngo Dinh Diem sets paying an overall postage of 20.40D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in August of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 90c Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamp together with the Air Mail stamp paying an overall postage of 6D on a rare domestic registered letter sent from Bien Hoa to Saigon in December of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 0.30 Children Day stamp together with stamps from the Air Mail, President Ngo Dinh Diem, Election of Ngo Dinh Diem, 2 Years Independence, Colombo Conference and Main Post Office (overprinted) paying an overall postage of 8.90D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Canada. Unusual Saigon Airport cancel from November of 1958.

Single franking of the 2D value on a local letter from 1957.

Single franking of the 2D value on a local letter mailed within Gia Dinh in July of 1958. Black propaganda hand cachet on front. Gia Dinh arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare single franking of the 2D value on a surface letter sent from Saigon to France in December of 1957. Most mail was sent by air mail due to expediency so maritime surface letters are hard to find.

Rare multiple franking of the 2D value (3) paying an overall postage of 6D on a registered domestic letter sent from Phan Thiet to Saigon in February of 1959. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (6) together with stamps from the Living Standards, National Assembly and Human Right sets paying an overall postage of 19.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in December of 1959.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (2) together with the 10D Living Standard stamp paying an overall postage of 14D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in August of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 90c and 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps together with stamps from the Ngô Đình Diệm, National Assembly and Colombo Conference sets paying an overall postage of 17.90D and sent from Tourane to Germany in December of 1957. Saigon transit cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (2) together the 50c Ngô Đình Diệm  stamp paying an overall postage of 4.50Don an international air mail letter sent from Quin Hon to Tahiti in January of 1958. Tahiti was a rather rare destination at that time.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (2) together the 50c National Assembly stamp paying an overall postage of 4.50Don an international air mail letter sent from Colon to France in March of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (2) together the 50c Colombo Conference stamp paying an overall postage of 4.50Don an international air mail letter sent from Dalat to France in January of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 2D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamps (2) together the stamps from the Ngô Đình Diệm and Independence sets paying an overall postage of 8.50Don an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in January of 1958.

Very rare tag that was attached to a large film reel that was sent in March of 1959 by a film crew and by surface mail (ship) from Saigon to Technicolor in the United States (presumably for developing the reel) . U.S. custom cachet on front. The editor has never seen another one.

Mixed franking of the 50c and 5D National Assembly stamps together with the 3D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamp paying an overall postage of 8.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in April of 1958.

Mixed franking of the 3D Election of Ngô Đình Diệm stamp together with stamps from the National Assembly and Children Day sets paying an overall postage of 8.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Tourane to the United States in January of 1959.

Mass franking of the 2D (6) and 3D values (14) paying an overall postage of 54D on a larger international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in July of 1958.

Mixed franking of the entire Election of Ngô Đình Diệm set together with stamps from the Ngô Đình Diệm, National Assembly, Independence and War Invalid sets paying an overall postage of 26D on a registered international air mail letter sent from Vinh Long to France in April of 1958. French arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare multiple franking of the 3D stamp paying an overall postage of 6D on a registered local letter sent from Phan Thiet to Saigon in August of 1959. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the entire set paying an overall postage of 7.10D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in 1957.

Registration Nr. 200180

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