Unified Vietnam, 27. Party Convention of the KPdSU, Feruary 25th, 1986, Michel Nr. 1661-1662; Two stamps with nominals of 50xu and 1D were issued in perforation 11.

Here is a pair of the 50xu value in orange-red and dark-grey color

Here is a pair of the 1D in orange-red and grey color

and the same value in blood-red and light-grey color

These stamps were not officially issued imperforate however some imperforate trial proofs have come to market. Here are imperforate pairs of both values.

First Day Cover with the special cancel produced for this occasion. The letter also features the military free frank issued in 1985,

Registered air mail letter sent on the first day issuance February 25th of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The Union Congress stamps on the reverse were still denominated in old Dong while the stamps from the KPdSU, Reconstruction and Musical Instrument sets on the cover are already denominated in new Dong. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to  2 oD =0.20 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (23D) plus the illegible red free frank. Fragment of green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in May of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The Hanoi Liberation and Cacti stamps on the reverse were still denominated in old Dong while the stamps from the KPdSU and Reconstruction sets on the cover are already denominated in new Dong. The KPdSU stamps are present in both color variations. The Cactus stamp on the reverse is imperforate. Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to  12 oD =1.20 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (27.5D) plus the red free frank for 12 nD for 40.7 nD.

Registered air mail letter sent in October of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The Robert Koch stamps on the front were still denominated in old Dong while the stamps from the KPdSU, Traditional Houses, Labor Day and Reconstruction sets on the cover are already denominated in new Dong. The KPdSU stamps are present in both perforated and imperforate form. Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to  10 oD = 1 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (33.5D) for 34.5 nD. Fragment of the green FUlda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in October of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries half of the perforated Space Flight set plus stamps from the Labor Day, United Nations, KPdSU, Traditional Houses and World Food Day sets. The World Food Day stamps were still denominated in old Dong. All other stamps were already denominated in new Dong. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to  4 oD =0.40 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (33D)  for 33.4 nD. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in December of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries a mix of stamps denominated in old Dong (Train Engines) and new Dong (Labor Day, Vietnamese Post, KPdSU, Communist Party). The Labor Day stamps are present with all three different color variations and the Vietnamese Post stamps are imperforate. Errors stamps and imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to  9 oD =0.90 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (34D) plus the red free frank for 376D for 410.9 nD. Fragment of green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in December of 1986 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries stamps that were still denominated in old Dong (Train Engines) and new Dong (KPdSU, Traditional Houses, Dam Building, Post Office). There are a number of different color varieties on the Dam Building stamp. The Vietnamese Government conducted a devaluation of the Dong on September 14th, 1985. This meant that all stamps issued prior to this date were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to 10.8 oD =1.08 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (15 nD) plus the red free frank for 397 nD for 413.08 nD. Fragment of green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Air mail letter sent in April of 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klwitz. The letter carries half of the imperforate Bonsai set plus imperforate stamps from the October Revolution and Halley sets for an overall postage of 26.5D. Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Registered air mail letter sent in December of 1987 from Ho Chi Minh Ciyt to Klewitz. The letter carries pairs of the Soviet-Vietnamese Friendship Treaty stamps plus stamps from the KPdSU (imperforate), Year of Peace, Humane Living and Traditional Minorities Dresses sets for an overall postage of 1,222.5D (including the red free frank for 1,015D). Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Postally issued aerogramme that features pictures of a modern high-rise hotel in front and the HCM Market Hall on the reverse. The aerogramme was franked with stamps from the KPdSU, Labor Day and Reconstruction stamps for an overall postage of 16D and sent in September of 1988 from Tan Binh to Klewitz.

Registration Nr. 104010

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