South Vietnam, Flowers, September 10th, 1965, Michel Nr. SVN 338-342; Five stamps in nominals of 70c, 80c, 1D, 1.50D 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 imperforate set all with sheet margins.

Enpreuves de Luxe; “Impri erie des Timbres-Postes, Paris” inscribes at bottom right.

Mixed franking of the 2D Private Ownership stamp together with stamps from the Flowers, UNICEF, Labor Day, National Unity and 3.Anniversary of the Revolution sets paying an overall postage of 28.70D on an international letter sent from Danang to West Germany.

Mixed franking of the 0.70D and 0.80D Flower stamps paying an overall postage of 1.50D on a domestic air mail letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 4091/Quang Trung Training Center located in Quang Tre) to a civilian in Saigon. Cancelled with the mute “QUan Buu” military cancel. Red circular KBC cachet on front.

Very rare single franking of the 80c value on a printed matter mailing sent to the United States.

Rare multiple franking of the 1D value (2) on a domestic letter front paying an overall postage of 2D and sent from Hue to Saigon.

Mixed franking of the 1D Flowers and 80c Nuclear Energy stamps paying an overall postage of 1.80D on a domestic printed matter mailing from 1965.

Rare multiple franking of the 1.50D value (3) paying an overall postage of 4.50D on a domestic letter sent to Phan Thiet in October of 1965. Phan Thiet arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare multiple franking of the 1.50D Flowers stamp (2) paying an overall postage of 3D on a domestic folded letter sent from Vung Tau to Tay Ninh in December of 1965. The letter was apparently judged short in postage and hence postage due stamps for 4.50P were added upon arrival on the reverse (three 50c and one 3P stamp).

Mixed franking of the 70c, 80c and 3D Flower stamps together with stamps from the Reunification, Human Rights, Madonna, Country Youth Organization, Sports and University Education sets paying an overall postage of 13D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in August of 1966.

Single franking of the 3D value on a domestic letter set from Saigon to Phu Nhuon in November of 1965.

Single franking of the 3D stamp on an official letter sent within Saigon in September of 1965. Red circular Government cachet on front.

Rare multiple franking of the 3D value )3) paying an overall postage of 9D on an international air mail letter sent from Dalat to France in March of 1966.

Mixed franking of the 10D Sport value together with the 3D Flower stamp paying an overall postage of 13D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in February of 1966.

Mixed franking of the 3D Flower value together with two 50c University Eductaion stamps paying an overall postage of 4D on a domestic letter sent from Saigon to Dalat in May of 1966.

Registration Nr. 200550

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