South Vietnam, Successful Battles near Binh Long, November 25th, 1972, Michel Nr. SVN 517-518; Two stamps in nominals of 5D and 10D were issued in perforation 13.5.

Here is the mint set.

and here the 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 sheet margins.

Enpreuves de Luxe; Printed on cardboard paper.

Rare single franking of the 5D value on a letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 3318/Naval Training Center in Nha Trang) to a civilian in Saigon in January of 1973. Cancelled with the “mute” Quan Buu military cancel. Red circular KBC seal with naval insignia in front. Nice seahorse and actor decal in front.

Rare single franking of the 5D value on a letter sent by a member of the military (KBC 3318/Naval Training Center in Nha Trang) to a civilian in Long An in January of 1973. Cancelled with the “mute” Quan Buu military cancel. Red circular KBC seal with naval insignia in front. Nice seahorse and anchor decal in front.

Mixed franking of the 40D Harvest stamps (2) together with the 5D Binh Long stamp paying an overall postage of 85D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to West Germany in February, 1973.

Multiple franking of the 5D value paying an overall postage of 10D on a local letter sent from Phu-Cuong to Saigon in March of 1973 (full contents preserved).

Multiple franking of the 5D value (2) paying 10D on a domestic air mail letter sent to Nha Trang.

Mixed franking of the 25D Interpol stamp together with stamps from the Year of the Buffalo, Harvest, Successful Victories at Binh Long, World Telecommunications Day, Civil Self Defense  and National development sets paying an overall postage of 110D on an international air mail letter sent from Saigon to France in 1973.

Single franking of the 10D value on a domestic letter sent from Can Ranh to Saigon in March of 1973.

Single franking of the 10D value on a local letter sent from Pleiku to Nha Trang in September of 1973.

Single franking of the 10D value on a philatelic domestic letter sent by the Indonesian Peace Keeping Force from Pleiku to a Major in Saigon in April of 1973.

Single franking of the 10D value on a domestic letter sent from Da Nang to Nha Trang in March of 1973.

Registration Nr. 201230

 

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