United Vietnam, Chrysanthemums, October 1st, 1978, Michel Nr. 999-1006; Eight stamps with nominals of 12 xu (two stamps), 20 xu, 30 xu, 40 xu, 50 xu, 60 xu and 1 Dong were issued in perforation 12.0 and im-perforated.

Here is the mint im-perforated set in blocks of four:

Air mail letter sent from Vung That to Budapest, Hungary in December of 1978. The letter is franked with 0.84D made up of six 12xu Chrysanthemum stamps plus one 12xu Space Conquest stamp.

Registered letter sent to Klewitz in November of 1978 featuring the entire perforated set. The overall postage amounted to 3.24 Dong. The cancel documents the introduction around 1978 of the five digit postal codes used inside cancels. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in March of 1979. It features half of the im-perforated Chrysanthemum set plus other NVN stamps from the period for an overall postage of 4.54 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fulda arrival cancel o the reverse.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in March of 1979. It features the other half of the im-perforated Chrysanthemum set plus other NVN stamps from the period for an overall postage of 4.39 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fulda arrival cancel o the reverse.

Another rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in January of 1980. The letter carries two of the Chrysanthemum series plus other NVN stamps from the period. The overall postage amounted to 4.90 Dong. Frankfurt Airport arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front. Unusual hand-made version of the express mail label as apparently the printed version had run out.

Another very rare letter mailed to Klewitz in August of 1980. The letter features three of the 12 xu Einstein stamps, one being an error stamp without the black printing run. Errors stamps on postally used cover are very rare. There are also two of the Chrysamthemum stamps. The overall postage amounted to 4.80 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Another rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in November of 1978. It carries different color variations of the 5 xu and 10 xu stamp plus a block of four each of the 6 xu and 12 xu stamps of the other flower series with identical plate errors (red lines running across the bottom two stamps). The overall postage amounted to 4.27 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Rare express mail letter sent to Klewitz in July of 1980. It carries a number of the flower stamps including a pair of the green-olive 6 xu value without the designer name and another pair with the blue pistils. There is also the 20 xu Chrysanthemum stamps. The overall postage amounted to 4.80 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1980. It carries the souvenir sheet for HCM’s 70th Birthday and a 20 xu Year of the Child that shows a small perforation error (missing perforation holes). Souvenir sheets on postally used cover are very rare. There are also three of the 30 xu and one 20 xu Chrysanthemum stamps. The overall postage amounted to 4.82 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Another very rare registered express mail letter featuring one 6 xu stamps and one 12 xu Socialist Republic stamps with the post master perforation sent from Ho Chi Minh City  to West Germany sent in July of 1980. There are also a number of the Chrysanthemum stamps. The overall postage amounted to 4.51 Dong slightly above the required postage of 4.40 Dong. Fulda arrival stamp on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front. Unusual hand-made express mail label.

Very rare registered letter sent to Klewitz in June of 1981. The letter carries half of the im-perforated Fish set plus two of the im-perforated Chrysanthemum stamps for a total postage of 4.80 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Very rare registered express mail latter sent from Hanoi to Klewitz in July of 1980. The letter carries half of the im-perforated Orchid set plus Chrysanthemum stamps for an overall postage of  4.84 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in July of 1980. The letter carries the complete Lenin set plus one of the 20 xu Chrysanthemum stamps for an overall postage of 4.80 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registration Nr. 102740

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