South Vietnam, Postage Due Stamps 1968, August 20th, 1968, Michel Nr. SVN P15-20; Six stamps in nominals of 0.50D, 1D, 2D, 3D, 5D and 10D were issued in perforation 13.5:13.

Here is the mint set.

Rare single franking of the 3D Craft stamp on a domestic air mail letter (full contents preserved) that was sent within Saigon in August of 1971.  Note that the day and month in the Saigon machine cancel was inserted upside down. The letter was judged to be deficient in postage and as a result a 1D and 5P postage due stamp was added on the reverse.

Rare multiple franking of the 2D Folk Dance stamps (2) paying an overall postage of 4D on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Can Tho to Saigon in September of 1971. The letter was short of the required 6D postage as a result a black “T” hand stamp was applied to indicate that additional postage was due. Two 2D postage due stamps were added upon arrival in order to collect the penalty of 4D. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare single franking of the Emperor Quang Trung stamp from the stamp booklet on a domestic letter sent from Kien Hoa to Saigon in June of 1972. The domestic letter rate had increased to 10D and as a result the letter received a black “T” hand stamp on front indicting additional postage was due. Four 2D postage due stamps were added on the reverse to collect the penalty. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 1.50D Vietnamese Railways and 0.50D Fruit stamps on a domestic letter paying an overall postage of 2D sent from a member of the military (KBC 3298 a so far unlisted number of the official SICP KBC listing) to Saigon. The letter was judged to be short in required postage and hence a black “T” hand stamp was applied on front. Upon arrival four 2D postage due stamps were added to pay for the 8D penalty that was collected upon delivery.  Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Are single franking of the 3D Craft stamp on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from a member of the military (KBC 4155) to Saigon in May of 1971. The letter was judged to be deficient in postage and hence e a black “T” hand stamp was added on front. Two 3D postage due stamps were added upon receipt in order to collect the 6D penalty that was due on delivery. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare multiple franking of the 1D Harvest stamp paying an overall postage of 3D on a domestic letter sent from Bien Hoa to Saigon in January of 1972. The letter was judged to be deficient in postage and hence two 3D postage due stamps were added upon receipt in order to collect the 6D penalty that was due on delivery.

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.

Rare domestic letter mailed in My Tho in May of 1970 and sent to Chau Doc without any postage attached. As a result the letter was assessed 12D of postage due upon arrival which was collected in the shape of four 3D postage due stamps on front.

Rare multiple franking of the 3D Country Development (2) paying an overall postage of 6D on a domestic letter sent from a member of the military (KBC 6308). The letter was judged to be insufficient in postage and hence received a black “T” postage due hand stamp on front. Upon arrival two 5D postage due stamps were added on the reverse which collected the 10D penalty that was due upon delivery. Black propaganda hand stamp on front. Saigon arrival cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the 5D Calligraphy stamp on a domestic letter sent from Kien Thiet (small rural post office) to Saigon in June of 1973. The letter was judged to be defiant in postage and hence e received a red manuscript “T” indicating that additional postage was due. Upon arrival a single 10D postage due stamp was added on the reverse.

Single franking of the 5D Calligraphy stamp on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Kien Hoa (small post office) to Saigon in June of 1973. The letter was judged to be defiant in postage and hence received a black “T” hand stamp indicating that additional postage was due. Upon arrival a single 10D postage due stamp was added on the reverse.

Single franking of the 6D Folk Dance stamp on a domestic letter sent from Long Thanh (small rural post office) to Saigon in November of 1973. The letter was judged to be defiant in postage and hence received a black “T” hand stamp in front indicating that additional postage was due. Upon arrival a single 10D postage due stamp was added on the reverse.

Single franking of the 5D Calligraphy stamp on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent by a member of the military (KBC 4485/18th Battalion Engineer Taskforce (CBCD) sent to Thu Nghe in July of 1972. The letter was judged to be defiant in postage and hence received a black “T” hand stamp indicating that additional postage was due. Upon arrival a single 10D postage due stamp was added on the reverse.

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