South Vietnam, Fisheries, January 10th, 1972, Michel Nr. SVN 486-488; Three stamps in nominals of 4D, 7D and 50D 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. Here is the imperforate set in pairs.

Enpreuves de Luxe; pointe on thin cardboard paper.

Single franking of the 4D value on a domestic air mail letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 3357/5th Marine Infantry Battalion “Black Dragons”, Base at Suoi Lo O, Di An in Bien Hoa Province) to a civilian in Phong Dinh. Note that members of the military only had to pay 50% of the standard letter rate.

Mixed franking of the 20D Emperor Quang strung stamps together with stamps from the Fisheries and Emperor Hu’o’ng sets paying an overall postage of 144D on an registered international air mail letter sent from Saigon to West Germany in July of 1972.

Single franking of the 7D value on a domestic letter sent by a civilian in Saigon to a member of the military (KBC 4523/ NCO Training School located in Lam Son) in November of 1972.

Rare single franking of the 7D Fisheries stamp on a letter (full content preserved) sent from Tay Ning Ngay to Saigon in December of 1972. The standard letter rate had increased to 10D at the time and as a result two 3D postage due stamps were added to collect the 6D penalty that was due upon delivery.

Mixed franking of the 7D Fineries stamp together with the 20D Rural Post stamp paying an overall postage of 27D on an international letter sent from Saigon to the United States in February of 1972.

Mixed franking of the 7D Fisheries stamp together with stamps from the Vietnamese Airways set paying an overall postage of 132D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States.

Mixed franking of the Fisheries set together with the Ocean Fish and Rural Post sets paying an overall postage of 243D on a rare registered express mail letter sent from Con Son to West Germany in May of 1972. Ex Klewitz.

Mixed franking of the 25D overprinted stamp together with the 50D Fisheries stamp paying an overall postage of 75D on a domestic registered letter sent from Kontum to Saigon in September of 1974. Saigon machine arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 25D overprinted stamp together with the 50D Fisheries stamp paying an overall postage of 75D on a domestic registered letter sent from Kontum to Saigon in Oktober of 1974.

Multiple franking of the 50D value (4) paying an overall postage of 200D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States.

Mixed franking of the 50D Fisheries stamps (3) together with the 10D National Development stamp paying an overall postage of 160D on an international letter sent from Long Khanh to the United States in December of 1973.

Mixed franking of the 50D Fisheries stamps (7) together with two 30D Wax Soldier stamps paying an overall postage of 410D on a registered air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in August of 1974.

Mixed franking of the 50D Fisheries stamps (3) together with stamps from the Year of the Buffalo and Calligraphy sets paying an overall postage of 180D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in February of 1974.

Mixed franking of the 50D Fisheries stamps (2) together with stamps from the Wax Soldier set paying an overall postage of 110D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in January of 1974.

Registration Nr. 201130

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