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postage stamp officially circulated in Cochinchina (now
this kind of stamps circulated in central
In 1889, the
Indochinese stamps officially came into being and were used in
From 1941 to
1945, almost all of Indochinese stamps were designed by Vietnamese painters and
From 1945 to
A - Postage stamps issued by Revolutionary Administrations
They included stamps issued by Revolutionary Administrations in different periods.
stamps issued by the Democratic
1. The over-printed Indochinese stamps: 1945 - 1946 (provisional stamps).
The August Revolution triumphed, on 2
Sept. 1945, President Ho Chi Minh proclaimed in
stamps issued by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam: From 2 September 1946 to
24 June 1976, circulated in
On 2 Sept. 1946, marking the first National Day of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the Postal Administration of Vietnam issued the stamp-set featuring the President Ho Chi Minh's portrait consisting of 5 values. This is the first stamp-set designed and printed by Vietnamese. The issuance of this stamp-set has ushered in a new era for the independent development of Vietnamese Postage Stamps.
II. Postage stamps issued by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam: since 24 June 1976, circulated all over the country.
On 2 July 1976, the first session of
the unified National Assembly decided to change the name of
the country into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Since then, stamps of the
Provisional Revolutionary Government of Republic of South Vietnam (circulated
in the liberated zones of
Up to 31 Aug. 2005, Vietnam Postal Administration had issued 941 stampsets consisting of 3384 values and 148 blocks.
III. Postage stamps issued by the
National Front for Liberation of South Vietnam (from 20 December
1963 to 1969); and Postage stamps issued by Provisional Revolutionary
From 20 Dec. 1963 to 1969, the National
Front for Liberation (NFLSV) of
Postage stamps issued by the National Front for Liberation of South Vietnam and the Provisional Revolutionary Government of Republic of South Vietnam were continuously arranged in numbers and become a branch of Vietnam Revolutionary Postage Stamp.
B - Postage stamps issued by other regimes:
victory on 30 April 1975,
Inside #406: Stamp on Envelope
Vietnam / North Vietnam
World Communications Year
Inside #1331: Pseudo Stamp
40th Anniversary, Postal Trade Union
Inside #1772: Pseudo Stamp
45th Anniversary, Post and Telecommunications Dept.
Inside #2164: Pseudo Stamp
History of the Atlantic Cable & Undersea Communications from the first submarine cable of 1850 to the worldwide fiber optic network
200th Birthday, Sir Rowland Hill
Inside #2646: G.B. #1
On 2 September 1946, to mark the first National Day of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the Postal Administration of Vietnam issued the stamp-set featuring the President Ho Chi Minh's portrait upon decree No. 172/SL signed on August 27th by the Government President. This stamp set consisting of 5 values of the same design with different colours and face values with description "Democratic Republic of Vietnam" designed by painter Nguyen Sang. Among these denominations, there were two with extra-tax for national salvation. The issuance of this stamp-set was an important stage in the development of Vietnam Postage Stamps.
Stamp Show 2000 Exhibition
Inside #2965 (In margin of sheet - in show logo): G.B. #1
40th Anniversary, Viet Nam Philatelic Organization
Dialogue among Civilizations
Inside #3090: Pseudo Stamp on Envelope
Thanks to Lloyd Gilbert
50th Anniversary Vietnamese Philatelic Society
Inside #3399: Pseudo Stamp
Thanks to Lou Guadagno
Best website related:
vietbay.com - the first online Vietnam stamp shop