Indochina, Governors, Michel Nr. IND 319-329; Eleven stamps were issued on different dates and in perforation 12 as follows:

1C = October 10th, 1944 (Vollenhoven)

1C = December 12th, 1944 (Lannessan)

2C = May 15th, 1944

4C = June 15th, 1944 (Doumer)

4C = February 10th, 1944 (Pavie)

5C = November 1st, 1944

10C = October 10th, 1944 (Vollenhoven)

10C = January 5th, 1944 (Pavie)

10C = September 11th, 1944 (Pasquier)

10C = January 5th, 1944 (Doumer)

15C = October 16th, 1944

Here is the mint set in blocks of four.

Complete mint never hinged sheets (50) of the 1C, 2C, 5C and 10C (both stamps).

and here is the cancelled to order set in blocks of four (except a pair for the 15C value)

Postally used set.

Complete set featuring First Day Cancels.

Mixed franking of the 1C and 4C Governors stamps together with stamps from the Air Mail, Indochinese Rulers, Domestic Scenes II and Personalities sets paying an overall postage of 2.60P on an international air mail letter sent from Hongay to Belgium in November of 1947. Hanoi and Hai Phong transit cancels on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 2C Governors stamp together with stamps from the Personalities and Domestic SCences II sets paying an overall postage of 15C on a domestic letter front sent from Bien Hoa to Saigon on March 6th of 1945. Three days later the Japanese occupying force took over the administration of Indochina and arrested all French troops.

Mixed franking of the 4C Governors (3) and 1C Petain (2) stamps paying an overall postage of 14C on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent from Can Tho to Phong Thanh in October of 1944.PHong Thanh arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 4C Governors stamp together with stamps from the Domestic Scenes II and Heroes of Aviation sets paying an overall postage of 1.89P on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France.

Mixed franking of the 6C National Donation stamp together with the 4C Pavie stamp paying the 10C domestic letter rate for 20g sent on September, 1942. The letter was sent from Hai Phong to Hanoi and then collected by Jacques Dessrousseaux , who was the inspector of the local mines. Hai-Phong transit and Hanoi arrival cancel on the reverse. Daguin cancel in French on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 6C Petain and 4C Pavie stamp paying an overall postage of 10C on a domestic letter  sent during the Japanese Occupation from Transit Vinh to Mocay in July of 1944. Mocay arrival cancel on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 6C Petain and 4C Pavie stamp paying an overall postage of 10C on a domestic letter (full contents preserved) sent during the Japanese Occupation from Baixau (small post office)  to Cholon in August of 1944. Machine arrival cancel on the reverse.

Single franking of the 10C Governors stamp on a domestic letter sent from the Long Xuyen Government to the well known philatelist Jacques Dessrousseaux in Saigon in September of 1944. Saigon machine arrival cancel on the reverse. Ex Dessrousseaux.

Single franking of the 10C value on a domestic letter sent from Hue to Saigon in October of 1944.

Single franking of the 10C Doumer stamp on a domestic letter sent from Yen-Bay to Hanoi in May of 1944. The letter was addressed to “Chef du service des Mines”. The letter is cancelled with the rare rural Yen-Bay cancel. This post was held by the well known philatelist Jacques Dessrousseaux at the time. Ex Dessrousseaux.

Mixed franking of the 10C Governors stamp (5) together with the 1P Personalities stamp paying an overall postage of 1.50P on an international letter front sent rom Saigon to France in October of 1946.

Mixed franking of the 5C and 10C Governors stamps paying an overall postage of 15C on a domestic letter sent from Hanoi to Saigon in December of 1944 to Madame Dessrousseaux (the wife of well known philatelist Jacques Dessrousseaux). Saigon machine arrival cancels on the reverse. Ex Dessrousseaux.

Mixed ranking of the 15C Governor stamps (2) together with stamps from the Sports and Victory sets paying an overall postage of 2.10P on an international air mail letter sent rom Saigon to India in March of 1948. Indian arrival cancel on the reverse.

Registration Nr. 090450

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