South Vietnam, World Meteorology Organization and World Telecommunication Day stamps with new overprinted value, November 18th, 1974, Michel Nr. SVN 575-576; Two 1D stamps that were basically useless (Michel Nr. SVN 525 and 532) were overprinted with 25D in red bring the stamps up to the domestic letter rate.

Here are the mint stamps.

Mint blocks of four.

Single franking of the overprinted WMO stamp on a domestic letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 3641(An ARVN Calavry  Division located in Ky Binh) from Qu Chi to a civilian in Saigon in February of 1975. Black propaganda cachet on front.

Mixed franking of the overprinted WMO stamps (2) together with stamps from the Orchid set paying an overall postage of 90D on a registered domestic letter sent from Phu Vinh to Gia Dinh in November of 1974. Gia Dinh arrival cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the overprinted World Telecommunication Day stamp on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Nha Trang to Gia Dinh in January of 1975.

Single franking of the overprinted World Telecommunication Day stamp on a domestic letter sent from Vung Tau to Saigon in February of 1975.

Single franking of the overprinted World Telecommunication Day stamp on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Chi Ran (small post office)  to Saigon in January of 1975.

Mixed franking of the overprinted World telecommunication Day stamp together with the 50D Calligraph stamp paying an overall postage of 75D on a registered letter sent from Saigon to Long Xuyen in December of 1974. Long Xuyen arrival cancel on the reverse.

Below is the fabled cover (ex Klewitz) that carries to postal used samples of the 10D Nguyen Van Thieu stamps (the only one known to carry two postally used copies of these stamps) and stamps from the Traditional Vietnamese Theater, Victory at Quang Tri, New Year, Cultural Places, National Development Conference sets plus the various overprinted stamps for an overall postage of 752D on a very rare registered express mail letter sent from Saigon to West Germany in March of 1975. Red Fulda Post Office arrival cachet on front.

Registration Nr. 201460

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