South Vietnam, Day of Friendship with Allied Fighters , January 28th, 1974, Michel Nr. SVN 546-549; Four stars in nominals of 8D, 15D (2) and 60D were issued in perforation 12.5:12.

Here is the mint set.

A few of the prepared but not issued stamps were left imperforate and sold this way after the war. Here is the set of these imperforate trial proofs.

Multiple franking of the 8D value (2) paying an overall postage of 16D on a domestic air mail letter (full contents preserved) sent from Saigon to a member of the military (KBC 4027/National Military Academy in Da Lat) in June of 1974.

Single franking of the 15D value on a domestic air mail letter sent from Can Tho to Gia Dinh in February of 1974.

Single franking of the 15D value on a domestic letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 6626/9th Marines Battalion “Ferocious Tigers” located in Thu Duc) to Gia Dinh in April of 1974.

Mixed franking of the Economic Development set together with stamps from the Tru’ng Sisters, Friendship with Allied Fighters, UPU, Year of the Buffalo and World Communication Day sets paying an overall postage of 880D on a rare international registered express mail letter sent from Can Tho to West Germany in December of 1974. Fulda arrival cachets/cancels on front and reverse. Ex Klewitz.

Very rare registered express air mail letter carrying two full booklet strips of the 3D Mobile Post Office stamps plus stamps from the Allied Fighters, Historical Sites, 100 Years UPU, Ocean Fish and Development Aid sets paying an overall postage of 780D. Fulda arrival cancel on front. The editor has never seen another letter that carries a full booklet as postage. Ex Klewitz.

Mixed franking of the 15D and 80D Tru’ng Sisters stamps together with stamps from the Allied Fighters and Fisheries  paying an overall postage of 205D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in 1974.

Mixed franking of the 20D Emperor Hung Vu’o’ng stamp together with stamps from the National Library, Day of the Farmer, Sisters Tru’ng and Allied Fighters sets paying an overall postage of 250D on an international air mail letter (full contents preserved) sent from Saigon to Switzerland in May of 1974.

Mixed franking of the 20D Emperor Hung Vu’o’ng stamp together with stamps from the Farmers Day and Allied Fighters sets paying an overall postage of 160D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in April of 1974.

Registration Nr. 201350

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