Unified Vietnam, Wickerwork Craft, December 10th, 1987, Michel Nr. 1751-1758, Block 51; Seven stamps with nominals of 1D (two stamps), 2D, 3D (two stamps) and 5D (Two stamps) were issued in perforation 11.5 and imperforate. The souvenir-sheet was only issued perforated 11.5.

Here is the mint perforated set

and here the imperforate stamp set

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1987 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries perforated stamps from the Wickerwork, Poultry, Reconstruction, Communist Party and Chinese New Year sets. Apart from the Chinese New Year 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  8 oD =0.80 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (94 nD) plus the red free frank for 245 nD for 339.80 nD. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in April of 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries perforated stamps and the souvenir-sheet from the Wickerwork, Poultry, Reconstruction, Communist Party and Labor Day sets for an overall postage of 614D (including the red free frank for 488D. Souvenir-Sheets on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in November of 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries imperforate stamps and the perforated souvenir-sheet from the Wickerwork, 5 Billion People and October Revolution sets for an overall postage of 585D (including the red free frank for 448D. Souvenir-Sheets and imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Air mail letter sent in April f 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries imperforate stamps from the Wickerwork, Dimitroff and Lenin sets. Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The Lenin and Dimitroff stamps were still denominated in old Dong while all other stamps are 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  12.80 oD =1.28 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (6 nD) for 7.28 nD. 

Air mail letter sent in April f 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries imperforate stamps from the Wickerwork, Flat Fish and perforated National Games stamps. Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. The Flat Fish and National Games stamps were still denominated in old Dong while all other stamps were 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  18.30 oD =1.83 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong (14 nD) for 15.83 nD.

Registered air mail letter sent in November of 1987 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries stamps from the Rare Plant, Wicker Basket (Imperforate), Year of the Cat, Old Ships and 5 Billion People sets for an  overall postage of 569D (including the red free frank for 534D). Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Folds custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in October of 1987 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the Cham Culture, Year of Peace and Woven Basket sets for an overall postage of 569D (including the red free frank for 402D). Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter mailed in February of 1988 from Quan 5 (Cholon) to Klewitz. The letter carries perforated and imperforate Coral stamp set plus stamps from the Wicker Baskets, Butterflies, Old Automobiles, Roses and Sprately and Paracel Island sets for an overall postage of 1,365D (including the red free frank for 1,180). Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on the reverse.

Registered air mail letter mailed in February of 1988 from Quan 5 (Cholon) to Klewitz. The letter carries perforated and imperforate Coral stamp set plus stamps from the Wicker Baskets, Butterflies, Old Automobiles and Sprately and Paracel Island sets for an overall postage of 1,243D (including the red free frank for 985D). Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in March of 1988 from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the perforated and imperforate Solidarity Committee set plus stamps from the Butterflies, Wicker Basket, VANCOUVER Airplanes, Cacti and Vietnamese-Russian Friendship sets for an overall postage of 1,221 (including the red free frank for 1,034D). Imperforate stamps on postally used cover are very rare. Fragment of the green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registered air mail letter sent in June of 1988 as a mixed currency franking from Ho Chi Minh City to Klewitz. The letter carries the Tourism stamp set and souvenir-sheet plus stamps/souvebir-sheet from the Wicker Basket, Ha Long Bay (imperforate), Party Decisions, HCM Birthday (souvenir-sheet) and World Communication Year sets.   Imperforate stamps and souvenir-sheets on postally used cover are very rare. The World Communication Year HCM Birthday and Ha Long Bay 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 12 oD =1.2 nD. plus the stamps in new Dong ( 246 nD) plus the red free frank for 2,607 nD for 2,854.2 nD. Green Fulda custom cachet on front.

Registration Nr. 104190

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