South Vietnam, General Mobilization, September 20th, 1968, Michel Nr. SVN 435-438; Four stamps in nominals of 1.50D (Q:1,000,000), 3D (Q:3,000,000), 5D (Q:3,000,000) and 10D (Q:1,000,000) were issued in perforation 13.5.

Here is the mint set

and here there postally used set

These stamps were not officially released imperforate, however, a small number of imperforate trial proofs have come to market. Here is the imperforate set in matching top sheet margins.

Enpreuves de Luxe; printed on thin cardboard paper. Government Printing Bureau Tokyo inscribed at bottom right.

Mixed franking of the 3D Transvietnamese Railways stamps (5) togehzter with the 1.50D General Mobilization stamp paying an overall postage of 16.50D on a domestic registered letter sent from Banme Thuan to Pleiku in October of 1970.

Cut-out from a large commercial air mail envelope that features a mixed franking of the 6D Labor Organization stamp together with stamps from the Vietnamese Women, Post Office, General Mobilization, Rural Development, Nations of the Free World, Birds and Agrarian Reform sets paying an overall postage of 27.50D.

Mixed franking of the 1D Indigenous People stamp together with stamps from the Vietnamese Fashion, Birds, Mobile Post Office, Vietnamese Women and National Unity sets paying an overall postage of 18D on an international air mail letter sent from Vung Tau to Sweden in June of 1970.

Single franking of the 3D value on a domestic letter sent by a civilian in Da Nang to a member of the military (KBC 4664) and sent in July of 1970. Interesting Quan Buu military machine cancel on the reverse. Letters to military members only cost 50% of the standard letter rate.

Single franking of the 3D value on a domestic letter sent by member of the military (KBC 3318/Naval Training Center in Nha Trang) paying the 50% discounted military rate and sent in November of 1970 to a civilian in Phong Dinh. Cancelled with the “mute” Quan Buu military cancel. Red circular KBC cachet with marine logo.

Multiple franking of the 3D value (2) paying an overall postage of 6D on a domestic letter sent in October of 1970 by a civilian in Gia Dinh to a member of the military (KBC 4027/National Military Academy in Da Lat). Illegible black propaganda cachet on front. The 6D rate, which was 50% discounted indicates that this letter was of the second weight level.

Mixed franking of the 3D Vietnamese Fashion stamp together with stamps from the Birds, City of Hue, General Mobilization and Vietnamese Women sets paying an overall postage of 27D on an international air mail letter (full contents preserved) sent from Vung Tau to Sweden in September of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 5D General Mobilization value together with the 1D Vietnamese Women stamp paying an overall postage of 6D value on a domestic letter sent from Bien Hoa to Gia Dinh in February of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 6D Indigenous People stamp (2) together with the 5D General Mobilization stamp paying an overall postage of 17D on an international air mail letter sent from Nha Trang to France in 1970.

Single franking of the 5D value on  domestic printed matter mailing sent from Da Nang to Nha Trang in January of 1970.

Mass multiple franking of the 5D value (8) paying an overall postage of 40D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to Great Britain in January of 1970.

Mixed franking of the 5D General Mobilization stamp together with stamps from the Labor Organization and National Unity sets paying an overall postage of 27D on an international letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in December of 1969.

Mixed franking of the 2D and 30D Private Ownership stamps together with stamps from the Mobile Post Office, General Mobilization and National Unity sets paying an overall postage of 69D on a rare international express mail letter sent to the United States.

Single franking of the 10D value on a domestic letter sent from Da Nang to Nha Trang in November of 1972.

Mixed franking of the 10D General Mobilization stamps (4) together with two 1D Vietnamese Women stamps paying an overall postage of 42D on an international registered air mail letter sent from Saigon to Switzerland in December of 1969.

Mixed franking of the 4D Air Mail stamp together with stamps from the National Unity and General Mobilization sets paying an overall postage of 16D on an international printed matter mailing (full contents preserved) sent from Saigon to the United States in October of 1969.

Mixed franking of the 10D General Mobilization stamps together with the 6D Agrarian Reform and 2D National Unity stamp paying an overall postage of 18D on an official letter sent from Saigon Tran Hung Bao to Switzerland in April of 1970.

Mixed franking of the Indigenous People stamp together with two 10D General Mobilization stamps saying an overall postage of 21D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to the United States in November of 1969.

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