South Vietnam, Birds, January 15th, 1970, Michel Nr. SVN 442-445; Four stamps in nominals of 2D, 6D, 7D and 30D were issued in perforation 12.25:12.25:14.

Here is the mint set

and here the postally used set

These stamp were not officially released imperforate, however, a small number of imperforate trial proofs have come to market. Here is the imperforate set in pairs.

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

Single franking of the 2D value on a printed matter municipal utility contract mailed to a recipient in Saigon in August of 1970.

Single franking of the 2D value on an official printed matter mailing sent within Saigon in September of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 2D and 6D Bird stamps (2 each) together with stamps from the Fruit, Air Mail and ITU sets paying an overall postage of 26.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in March of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 1D, 2D  and 3D stamp from Classical Vietnamese Fashion set together with stamps from the War Invalids from the TET Offensive, Birds and the Mobile Post Office stamp from the booklet paying an overall postage of 37D on an international air mail letter setoff rom Saigon to West Germany.

Mixed franking of the 2D, 6D and 7D Bird stamps together with stamps from the Fruit, Transvietnamese Railways, Ai Mail, Mobile Post Office and ITU sets paying an overall postage of 26.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in March of 1970.

Single franking of the 6D value on a homemade domestic letter sent to Cholon in 1970.

Single franking of the 6D value on a domestic letter sent from Saigon to Nha Trang.

Mixed franking of the 6D Bird stamps (5) together with three Post Office stamps paying an overall postage of 39D on an international air mail letter sent from Cholon to New Zealand in September of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 6D Bird stamps (2) together with the 4D Red Cross stamp on a municipal invoice sent to a recipient in Hau Giang by registered mail in July of 1970.

Single franking of the 30D Bird amp on a folded international air mail letter sent from Saigon to England in January of 1971. Full contents writing inside.

Mixed franking of the 30D Bird stamps (3) together with the 7D Folk Dances stamp paying an overall postage of 97D on an international registered air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in April of 1971. Boston arrival cancels on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 30D Bird stamps (2) together with the 0.50 Craft and 16D Destruction by the TET Offensive sets paying an overall postage of 77D on an international letter sent from Than Hung Dao to the United States in July of 1971.

Mixed franking of the 30D Animal stamps (2) together with the 30D Bird stamp paying an overall postage of 90D on an international air mail letter sent by a member of the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong using a San Francisco military sende address and sent to Hong Kong.

Mixed franking of the 30D Bird stamps (4) together with the 2D National Minorities stamp paying an overall postage of 122D on an international registered air mail letters ent from Saigon to the United States in April of 1971. New York arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 30D Bird stamps (3) together with the 3D Post Office stamp paying an overall postage of 93D on a registered  international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in June of 1971.

Mixed franking of the 30D Birds stamp (10) together with the 6D Reconstruction of Hue and 0.50D Vietnamese Women stamps paying an overall postage of 307D on a rare registered express mail letter sent by the South Korean Embassy to the United States in January of 1971. Kansas City arrival cancel on the reverse.

Registration Nr. 200940

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