Unified Vietnam, Protected Animals, February 26th, 1984, Michel Nr. 1410-1416; Seven stamps with nominals of 50xu (three stamps), 11D (two stamps) and 2D (two stamps) were issued in perforation 12.5:12.25 and imperforate.

Registered letter sent in February of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter features half of the perforated Protected Animals set, Karl Marx stamps in different color shades, Tagore and Vietnamese Union Conference stamps for an overall postage of 27.60D (including the red free frank for 90xu). Fragment of the the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent in February of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter features the other half of the perforated Protected Animals set, Karl Marx stamps in different color shades, and Vietnamese Union Conference stamps for an overall postage of 30.800D (the red free frank is illegible). Fragment of the the green Fulda custom cachet on front. Curiously enough the letter was never cancelled but travelled through the mail as documented by the custom cachet.

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the entire perforated Protected Animals set plus some stamps from the Hymenoptera set for an overall postage of 26.30D. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet.

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1985 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the entire imperforate Protected Animals set plus some stamps from the Corregio, Orchid and Union Congress Confederation set for an overall postage of 37.0D. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet.

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 (Protected Animals) and new Dong (Vietnamese Post, Bronze Vessels, Reconstruction, Traditional Houses, Year of the Cat). The Traditional House stamps and Protected Animal 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  3.50 oD =0.35 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (112 nD) plus the red free frank for 236 nD for 348.35 nD.

Registered air mail letter sent in January of 1987 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries perforated stamps from the Labor Day, Bronze Vessels, Vietnamese Post, Traditional Houses, Protected Animals and HCM Birthday sets. Apart from the Protected Animals and HCM Birthday stamps 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  7.00 oD =0.70 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (32 nD) plus the red free frank for 189 nD for 221.7 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered express air mail letter sent in July of 1988 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries three of the 200D Economic Assistance stamps plus stamps from the Traditional Minority Clothing (imperforate), Mushrooms (imperforate), Poultry and Endangered Animal sets.  Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare.  The Protected Animal stamps were still denominated in old Dong while 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  2 oD = 0.2 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (770 nD)  and the red free frank for 846D for 1,616.2 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered express air mail letter sent in July of 1988 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the imperforate  Economic Assistance stamps plus stamps from the Protected Animals, Poultry, Mushrooms (imperforate) and Bach Dang sets.  Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare.  The Protected Animal stamps were still denominated in old Dong while 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  2 oD = 0.2 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (915 nD)  and the red free frank for 1,164D for 2,080.2 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered express air mail letter sent in July of 1988 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries a block of four of the Child Inoculation stamps plus stamps from the Protected Animals, Off-shore Oil Production (imperforate), Poultry and Elephants sets.  Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare.  The Protected Animal stamps were still denominated in old Dong while 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  3.5 oD = 0.35 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (1,256 nD)  and the red free frank for 1,170D for 2,426.35 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registration Nr. 103580

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