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VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR
"FUNS OF THE TET"
(Lunar New Year)

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  • 20 DONG STAMP
    UNICORN DANCE: Unicorn Dance is a joyful entertainment at the Tef Festival in South VIet-Nam. The Unicorn is the symbol of the powertulness and the prosperity. Well-to-do families use to set prize in money and invite the Unicorn Dance Team to come and dance In front of their house tor entertainment, ana aiso as the first caller to their house on the New Year's Day.
    DATE OF ISSUE: January 26th 1975
    Values 20 dong
    Designers Vo-Hung-Kiet
    Quantities 4.000.000
    Size : 30mm x 40mm, sheet of 50 stamps (10x5)
    Printing process: Photogravure (Delacryl)
    Colors : 4 colors
    Paper : High quality, white paper
    Printer : Thomas de la Rue, Basingstoke, England

  • 30 DONG STAMP
    CRAKERS FIRING: When the Tet comes, from the cities to the countrysides, everybody competes each other in firing crackers at the New Year's Eve.The reason for this competition Is that the regularly clear, even and crispy sounds of the firecrackers fired at the same time everywhere, right on the transition moment of the New Year's Eve symbolize the joyful feelings in everybody's heart for the welcome of the first day of a new Spring.
    DATE OF ISSUE: January 26th 1975
    Values 30 dong
    Designers Nguyen-Uyen
    Quantities 2.000.000
    Size : 30mm x 40mm, sheet of 50 stamps (10x5)
    Printing process: Photogravure (Delacryl)
    Colors : 4 colors
    Paper : High quality, white paper
    Printer : Thomas de la Rue, Basingstoke, England

  • 100 DONG STAMP:
    WISHING HAPPY NEWYEAR: In the morning of the Lunar NewYear's Day, everybody puts on new clothes and joyfully greets each other Happy New Year. The children espress their happiness on the adding one more year to the longlvity of their grand parents and parents. In return, they will be given new money notes wrapped In red envelope, meaning of good luck for the New Year.

    DATE OF ISSUE: January 26th 1975
    Values 100 dong
    Designer Vo-Hung-Kiet
    Quantities 1.000.000
    Size : 30mm x 40mm, sheet of 50 stamps (10x5)
    Printing process: Photogravure (Delacryl)
    Colors : 4 colors
    Paper : High quality, white paper
    Printer : Thomas de la Rue, Basingstoke, England

  • SPECIAL MARK : A special postmark "First day of issue" were used at Salgon-G.P.O. and at Can-Tho, Da-Lat, Nha-Trang, Da-Nang, Hue post offices.

* Sources from the Philatelic Bulletin # 170 of the Directorate General of Posts (Republic of Vietnam)

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SOUTH VIETNAM STAMPS CATALOG

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HISTORICAL VESTIGES

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CHILDREN AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR

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VIETNAMESE TRADITIONAL THEATRE

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THE LAST SOUTH VIETNAM SET (SURCHARGED)

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SVN Unissued
SVN Label

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