South Vietnam, Children’s Day, September 27th, 1958, Michel Nr. SVN 155-159; Five stamps in nominals of 30c, 50c, 2D, 3D and 4D 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 number of imperforate trial proofs have come to market. Here a blocks of four of them.

Enpreuves de Luxe. Imprint of the printing company “Thomas de la Rue, London” at bottom right.

Philatelic registered air mail letter featuring the Children’s Day and Human Rights sets paying an overall postage of 19.30 on a letters ent from Saigon to the well known philatelists Theo Klewitz in March of 1959.

Mixed franking of the 5D World Refugee Year together with stamps from the Prosperity Zones, Sport and Youth,  Children’s Day, Colombo Conference and Election of Ngô Đình Diệm sets paying an overall postage of 7D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Argentina in December of 1961.

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.

Mixed franking of the entire Madonna set together with stamps from the Railroad Line, Defense Against Malaria, Children’s Day and Land Reform sets paying an overall postage of  18.80D on a registered air mail letter sent from Tam-Ky to West Germany in July of 1962. Illegible transit cancels on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 0.30D Children Day, 2D Election of President Ngo Dinh Diem and 5D Two Years Independence stamps (3) paying an overall postage of 17.30D on a registered international air mail letter sent from Saigon to India in November of 1958.

Multiple franking of the 50c stamp (4) paying an overall postage of 2D on a First Day Cover sent from Saigon to the United States. Saigon departure cancel on the reverse.

Mass franking of the 50c value (13) paying an overall postage of 6.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to West Germany in February of 1963.

Mixed franking of the 1D and 2D Saigon-Bien-Hoa Highway stamps together with stamps from the Children’s Day and Moral Arming of the Youth sets paying an overall postage 4.50D on an international air mail letters ent from Qui Hon to France in December of 1961.

Rare single franking of the 2D value on a local letter sent from Phan Thiet to Saigon in September fo 1959. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare multiple franking of the 2D value (6) paying an overall postage of 12D on a registered international letter sent from Hue to France in January of 1959.

Mixed franking of the 2D Children’s Day (2) together with the 50c National Assembly paying an overall postage of 4.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Qui Hon in January of 1959.

Mixed franking of the 50c and 2D (4) values paying an overall postage of 8.50D on an international printed matter air mail letter sent from Tourane to the United States.

Mixed franking of the 2D Children’s Day stamps (2) together with the 80c National Assembly stamp paying an overall postage of 4.80D on an international letter sent from Saigon to the United States in May of 1959.

Rare single franking of the 3D value on a surface letter sent from Saigon to the United States in December of 1961.

Mixed franking of the 3D Children’s Day and 1.50D Ngô Đình Diệm stamp paying an overall postage of 4.50D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in November of 1958.

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

Mixed franking of the 10D Ngô Đình Diệm stamp together wit the 4D Children Day stamp paying an overall postage of 14D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in December of 1960.

Mixed franking of the 4D Children’s Day value (2) together with the 2D Buildings set paying an overall postage of 10D on an international letter sent from Saigon to Italy in October 1960.

Very rare express mail letter sent in March of 1959 from Saigon to the United States. The letter features three of the 4D Children’s Day stamps plus stamps from the 3 Years Republic and 50c National Assembly sets paying an overall postage of 15D. Not many express mail covers from that time survive. Various U.S. transit ans arrival cancels on the reverse.

Registration Nr. 200220

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