Unified Vietnam, Water Flowers, January 15th, 1980, Michel Nr. 1077-1084; Eight stamps with no finals of 12 xu (two stamps), 20 xu, 30 xu, 40 xu, 50 xu, 60 xu and 1 Dong were issued perforated 12.25 and im-perforated.

Rare registered express mail letter sent in May of 1981 from Quan 5 (Cholon) to West Germany. It carries two of the regular 6 xu Socialist Republic stamps plus other flag stamps for an overall postage of 13.68 Dong. Curious use of three free franks totaling 12 Dong. There are three values from the Water Flowers set. Unusual hand-made express mail label. Fulda arrival cancel on the reverse.

Rare registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in June of 1982. The letter carries three of the 1 Dong Day of the Child stamps. They show a double perforation comb strike in-between stamps and on the selvage. Error stamps on postally used cover are very rare. There are also two of the Water Flower stamps. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Rare registered express mail letter sent to Klewitz in July of 1981. It carries a block of nine of the green/yellow 12 xu stamp (Five Year Plan) that is grossly mis-perforated. Error stamps on postally used cover are very rare. There is also a 3 Dong National Liberation Front stamp from 1970. The currency used by the NLF in the South was not compatible with the currency of the North. As a result these stamps were not valid postage there. Nevertheless it appears that the postal clerk was not aware of this fact and hence he/she accepted the 3 Dong stamp in full. There are also some of the Water Flower stamps. The overall postage including the NLF stamp was 13.96 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Quan 5 (Cholon) to Klewitz in February of 1982. It carries the entire set with pairs of both colors of the 12 xu Coat of Arms stamp. 12 xu Water Flower stamp on the reverse. The overall postage amounted to 7.90 Dong. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Air mail letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in March of 1982. The letter carries half of the im-perforated Fish set plus some of the Water Flower stamps for an overall postage of 2.70 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Another air mail letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in March of 1982. The letter carries the other half of the im-perforated Fish set plus some of the Water Flower stamps for an overall postage of 2.70 Dong. Im-perforated stamps on postally used cover are very rare.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in May of 1982. The letter features the 90. HCM Birthday set in different color tones plus two of the 12 xu Communist Party stamps for an overall postage of 10.90 Dong (including the red free frank for 5 Dong) . The 40 xu and 50 xu Water Flower tamps are actually intact. They are just cut off from the scan due to an over-lapping album page. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Very rare registered express mail letter featuring the souvenir sheet (1st Printing) and one of the Water Flower stamps for an overall postage of 13.92 Dong (Including the red free frank of 6 Dong that was used to cancel the souvenir sheet). Souvenir sheets are rarely ever used on postally used mail. Fulda transit and Amrun arrival cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in June of 1982. The letter carries all the perforated high values of the Football set. There are also four of the rare Post Master Perforation (15) of the Lots stamp on the reverse. Post Master Perforations on postally used cover are very rare. Water Flower stamps on the reverse. The overall postage amounted to 8.38 Dong . Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered letter sent from Nguyen Trai to Klewitz in August of 1982. The letter carries the Women Congress set plus other NVN stamps for an overall postage of 22.82 Dong (including the red free frank for 15.5 Dong). Water Flower stamps in front and back. Transit cancel on the reverse. Green Fulda custom cachet one front.

 

Registration Nr. 102890

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