South Vietnam, Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, November 16th, 1970, Michel Nr.SVN 458-459; Nguyễn Đình Chiểu (; 1 July 1822 – 3 July 1888) was a Vietnamese poet who was known for his nationalist and anti-colonial writings against the French colonization of Cochinchina, the European name for the southern part of Vietnam.(Wikipedia). Two stamps in nominals of 6D and 10D were issued in perforation 13.5.

Here is the mint set.

and here the postally used set.

Enpreuve de Luxe; printed on thin cardboard paper.

Single franking of the 6D value on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Rach Gia to Saigon in March of 1971. Black propaganda cachet on front (“March 26,1971-Day of the Farmer/1.Anniversary of there Law Farmland for Farmers”)

Single franking of the 6D value on a domestic air mail letter sent from Hanh Lanh to Saigon in May of 1971.

Single franking of the 6D value on a domestic letter sent from a civilian in Vung Tau to a member of the military (KBC 4721/Nha Trang Air Force Training Center) sent in March of 1971.

Mixed franking of the 2D Folk Dance stamps (8) together with stamps from the Nguyễn Đình Chiểu and Reconstruction of Hue sets paying an overall postage of  58D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to England in May of 1971.

Single franking of the 10D value on a domestic letter sent from Saigon to Cholon in February of 1973.

Mixed franking of the 10D Nguyễn Đình Chiểu stamps (3) together with the 2D Folk Dance stamp paying an overall postage of 32D on an international air mail letter sent from Da lat to East Germany in March of 1971.

Multiple franking of the 10D value (4) paying an overall postage of 40D on an international ir mail letter sent from Saigon Le Loi to Switzerland in October of 1971.

Mixed franking of the 10D Nguyễn Đình Chiểu value (4) together with three 10D Agrarian Reform stamps paying an overall postage of 70D on an international air mail letter sent to England.

Multiple franking of the 10D value (7) paying an overall postage of 70D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to England.

Mixed franking of the Folk Dance stamp together with the 10D Nguyen Dinh Chi stamp paying an overall postage of 13D on a printed matter mailing sent from Saigon to the United States in August of 1971. Note that the year in the cancel is inserted upside-down.

Registration Nr. 201010

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