Unified Vietnam, Birds of Prey, June 10th, 1982, Michel Nr. 1232-1239; Eight stamps in the nominals of 30 xu (two stamps), 40 xu, 50 xu (twi stamps), 60 xu and 1 Dong (two stamps) were issued in perforation K12 and im-perforated.

Registered Air Mail letter sent from Hand Hoi to a Christian Church in Stuttgart, West Germany. The letter carries three of the 2D Total Liberation stamp plus one of the 1 Dong Bird of Prey stamps for an overall postage of 7.6D.

Registered letter sent from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz in September of 1984. The letter carries the entire perforated Bird of Prey set plus other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 40.44 Dong (excluding the red free frank which is unreadable). Unusual red cancel. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registern letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in July of 1982. The letter carries a rare mass multiple franking of the 1 Dong Bird of Prey stamp for an overall postage of 11 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz. It carries a number of Bird of Prey, Bird and Pigeon stamps for an overall postage of 13.84 Dong. The letter also carries the rare Post Master Perforation of the 12 xu Lotus stamp (three stamps Perf 14, four stamps Perf 15). Green FUZlda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in June of 1982. The letter carries parts of the Bird of Prey and the Pigeon set plus other NVN stamp for an overall postage of 10.86 Dong (including the red free frank for 7.7 Dong). Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter setoff rom Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in June of 1982. The letter carries other parts of the Bird of Prey and Pigeon set plus some other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 8.45 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very rare air mail letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klwitz in January of 1983. The letter carries half of the im-perforated Bird of Prey set plus some of the perforated stamps for an overall postage of 5.2 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Another very rare air mail letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klwitz in January of 1983. The letter carries the other half of the im-perforated Bird of Prey set plus some of the perforated stamps for an overall postage of 5.2 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in August of 1982. The letter features the Militia stamp in Post Master Perforation 9-11.5. The letter also carries eight of the Lotus stamps in Post Master Perforation 14-15. Post Master Perforation son postally used cover are very rare. Bird of Prey stamp on the reverse.The overall postage amounted to 8.9 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very large letter setoff from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz. The letter features twenty six Militia stamps in Post Master Perforation 9. The thirteenth stamp from the top shows the plate error of a long white line behind the sun. The stamps also show a partial failure of the brown printing run. There are also six of the Lotus stamps with Post Master Perforation 14-15Post Master Perforations and error stamps on postal used cover are very rare. Bird of Prey stamp on the reverse. The over-all postage of the letter amounted to 21.92 Dong.  Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in July of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries eight of the 50xu Union Congress stamps. The left block of four shows a horizontal double perforation and the plate error of “girl with blue nose”. The right block of four is of the light-blue color variety. The Bird of Prey stamps on the reverse are imperforate. Error and imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage of the letter amounted to 229.6D (including the red free frank for 186.6D).

Registered air mail letter sent in July of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter features a block of eight of the 50xu Hanoi Liberation stamps on which the top row shows a weak print of the top inscription. There are also imperforate Bird stamps and stamps from the Friendship and Peace Meeting stamps for an overall postage of 209.80D (including the red free frank for 164D). Error and imperforate stamps on postally used over are very rare. It is not clear what the triangular “-1” hand stamp signifies.

Registered air mail letter sent in July of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carris two blocks of four of the 50xu Hanoi Liberation stamp. The first shows a vertical double perforation in-bewteen stamps and the second on a double printing of the green color. Error stamps on postally used over are very rare. There are also imperforate Bird stamps and stamps from the Friendship, Liberation of Hai-Phong and Provisional Overprint stamps for an overall postage of 216.30D (including the red free frank for 171D). It is not clear what the triangular “-1” hand stamp signifies.

Registered air mail letter sent on September 22nd, 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries six 5D Liberation of Ha Phong stamps showing different errors (passer-shift and weak printing) plus imperforate stamps from the 1982 Bird set, perforated Friendship Agreement and Asia Games sets. Error 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 148.1 oD = 14.81 nD. plus the red free frank for 10.2 nD or 25.01 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent on September 28th, 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the imperforate souvenir-sheets of the HCM Birthday and Union Conference sets plus stamps from the Youth Festival, World Food Year, Reforestation and Bird sets. The Birds stamps are imperforate and the top left Union Conference stamp shows the plate error of “crack through building”. Souvenir-sheets 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 (i.e. all stamps on this envelope) were only worth one tenth at the time of mailing. The overall postage hence amounted to 41.37 oD = 4.14 nD. plus the red free frank for 35 nD or 39.14 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1987 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries stamps that were still denominated in old Dong (1982 Bird stamps) and new Dong (1986 Bird stamps, Poultry). All stamps are 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  1.90 oD =0.19 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (18 nD) for 18.19 nD.

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1987 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries stamps that were still denominated in old Dong (1982 Bird stamps) and new Dong (1986 Bird stamps, Poultry). All stamps are 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  2.70 oD =0.27 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (15 nD) for 15.27 nD.

Registration Nr. 103220

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