North Vietnam, Goat Beetles, June 15th, 1977, Michel Nr. 910-917; Eight stamps with nominals of 12 xu (two stamps), 20 xu, 30 xu, 40 xu, 50 xu 60 xu and 1 Dong were issued perforated 12.5:12 and im-perforated.

Here is the mint perforated set:

An this is the mint im-perforated set:

Rare single franking of the 30xi stamp on a local letter sent Suoi Hai (small post office) to Ho Chi Minh City in February of 1982. Fragment of HCM City arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of two of the Goat Beetle stamps together with a reed free frank for 1.70D paying an overall postage of 2.40 on an air-mail letter from Ho Chi Minh City to Paris, France in September of 1977.

Three mixed frankings from the same correspondence each featuring a variety of Goat Beetle stamps and paying 2.12D, 212D and 2.08D in overall postage on air mail letters sent to Paris, France in February of 1978.

Mixed franking of three Sea Creature stamps together with stamps from Goat Beetle and Total Liberation set for an overall postage of 2.10D sent to Paris, France.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1977. The letter carries a number of the perforated stamps for the set plus some im-perforated stamps from the dragon fly set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 3.96 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Fulda green customs cachet on front.

Another very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1977. The letter carries the remainder of the perforated stamps of the set plus an im-perforated stamp from the dragon fly set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 4.18 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Fulda green customs cachet on front.

Air mail letter featuring the entire set and other NVN stamps paying an overall postage of 4.30D on an air-mail letter sent from Ho Chi Minh City in September of 1977.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1977. The letter carries most of the im-perforated goat beetle set plus an im-perforated stamp of the dragon fly set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 4.00 Dong.Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda customs cachet on front.

Another very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1977. The letter carries the remainder  of the im-perforated goat beetle set plus additional NVN stamps. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 4.50 Dong.Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda customs cachet on front.

Very rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in February of 1978. It carries three im-perforated stamps the wild growing flowers set plus some im-perforated stamps of the Goat Beetle set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 3.24 Dong.Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Another very rarer registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in February of 1978. It carries the remainder of the im-perforated wild growing flower set plus some stamps of  im-perforated protected bird, dragon fly and goat beetle set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 2.90 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Very rare registered express mail letter mailed in February of 1978 to Klewitz. It carries half of the im-perforated gold fish and im-perforated versions of the protected bird, goat beetle and dragon fly set. Im-perforated stamps on postally used letter are very rare. The overall postage amounted to 4.26 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare registered express mail letter mailed to Klewitz in July of 1978. It carries half of the perforated bird set plus other NVN stamps (including stamps from the Goat Beetle set) from the period. The overall postage amounted to 3.50 Dong. Bad Nauheim transit and Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Another rare registered express mail letter mailed to Klewitz in July of 1978. It carries the other half of the perforated bird set plus other NVN stamps from the period (including stamps from the Goat Beetle set). The overall postage amounted to 3.46 Dong. Bad Nauheim transit and Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very rare air mail letter sent from Ho Chi Minh City to Hong Kong in October of 1978. It carries a pair of the Children stamps that is im-perforated inbetween the stamps. Error stamps on postally used cover are very rare. There is also the 1 Dong Goat Beetle stamp. The overall postage amounted to 1.30 Dong.

Rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in September of 1978. It carries three of the Goat Beetle set plus two stamps from October Revolution set for an overall postage of 3.60 Dong. Bad Nauheim transit and Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Rare registered express mail letter mailed to Klewitz in December of 1980. The letter carries four of the Goat Beetle stamps plus other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 4.38 Dong. The two military free franks issued 1971-1972 were only valid for inland mail but were cancelled without any remark. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Quan 5 (Cholon) to Klewitz in March of 1981. The letter carries the 1978 Day of the Child stamp that shows a significant passer-shift of the violet color downwards. Error stamps are very rare on postally used cover. There is also one copy of the 1980 Day of the Child stamp for an overall postage of 7.90 Dong. Two Goat Beetle stamps on the reverseUnusual red cancel. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Air mail letter sent in July of 1978 to Hong Kong using a mixed franking of the Gold Fish, October Revolution, Protected Birds, Goat Beetle, Orchid etc. sets for an overall postage of 4.85D.

Registration Nr. 102550

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