Indochina, San Francisco Exhibition, June 12th, 1939, Michel Nr. IND 240-243; Four stamps in nominals of 6C, 9C, 23C and 39C were issued in perforation 13.

Here is the mint hinged set.

and here is the trial postally used set.

International air mail letter sent in February of 1940 from Saigon to France. The letter carries the 37C Air Mail stamp together with two 9C San Francisco Exhibition stamps paying an overall postage of 55C. The letter was censored by the French military in Saigon as indicated by the censure banderole and hand stamps. Saigon machine transit cancel on the reverse.

Mixed ranking of the 67C Air Mail stamp together with a 23C

Mixed franking of the 9C and 39C stamps in the set paying an overall postage of 48C on an international air mail letter (full contents preserved) sent from Saigon to India on September 6th of 1939. World War II had broken out just five days earlier, so the letter was censored by the French military as indicated by the circular “Controls Postal” cachet and the British/Indian stepped “Passed For Transmission” cachet. Indian transit/arrival cancels on the reverse.

Mixed franking of the 23C San Francisco Exhibition stamp together with stamps from the 2C Air Mail stamp and the Four Exposition vignette on a domestic letter sent within Saigon and paying an overall postage of 25C. The vignette did not count as postage and hence was “cancelled” with the cachet of the exhibition.

Mixed ranking of the 67C Air Mail stamp together with a 23C San Francisco Exhibition stamp paying an overall postage of 90C on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to India in December of 1947.  Various Indian transit/arrival cancels on the reverse.

Single franking of the 39C on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France on September 6th, 1939. World War II had broken out just five days earlier, so the letter was censored by the French military as indicated by the circular “Controls Postal” cachet.

Registration Nr. 090260

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