Unified Vietnam, Tropical Fish, August 15th, 1976, Michel Nr. 866-873; Eight stamps with the 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 imperforate.

Here is the mint imperforate set:

Rare single franking of the 60xu value on a letter sent to Prague, Czechoslovakia in January of 1977.

Mixed franking of the 20xu Fish stamp together with a pair of the 6xu Flower stamps paying a 32xu postage for a rare registered local letter sent to Dalat in 1979. Rare red cancel.

Mixed franking of two of the 40xu Medicinal Plant values together with a 60xu Fish stamp paying an overall postage of 1.40D on a letter to Sweden in 1977.

Very rare express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1976. The letter carries half of the im-perforated tropical fish  plus some other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 2.26 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Another very rare express mail letter sent to Klewitz in October of 1976. The letter carries the other half of the im-perforated tropical fish  plus some other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 2.42 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Letter mailed in September of 1977 from Hanoi to Klewitz. It carries a mixed franking of the working elephant, tropical fish and 4. Communist Party Congress for an overall postage of 1.40 Dong.

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 is also a 50 xu Tropical Fish stamp. The overall postage amounted to 4.82 Dong. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare registered air mail letter sent from Ho Chi Minh City to West Germany in November of 1980. It carries pairs of the 6 xu and 12 xu Socialist Republic Map stamp that show a double perforation in-between stamps. Error stamps on postally used cover are very rare. There are is also one of the Fish stamps. The overall perforation amounted to 3.02 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registration Nr. 102470

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