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#745 Vietnam 13/06/09

Vietnam 130609-2This nice cover from Vietnam was sent by Wee Leong, thank you! It was posted in Saigon on June 9 and arrived on June 17, 2013.

The attached stamps are part of the architecture set, which was issued on January 16, 2012. The stamps depict the One Pillar Pagoda (Chùa Một Cột) in Hanoi and the Chùa Cầu bridge in Hội An.

See also: #689 Vietnam 13/06/09

#689 Vietnam 13/06/09

Vietnam 130609Thank you, Wee Leong, for sending this nice cover from Vietnam! It was posted in Saigon on June 9 and arrived on June 14, 2013.

The stamps are part of the set, which was issued on March 1, 2013. They commemorate the traditional Vietnamese martial art Vovinam.

See also: #669 Vietnam 13/05/03

#669 Vietnam 13/05/03

Vietnam 130503Hoang Viet Long sent me this beautiful cover from Vietnam, thank you! It was posted in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) on May 3 and arrived on May 10, 2013.

The cover commemorates the World Press Freedom Day. The stamps depict the orchids Dendrobium aphyllum, D. chrysotoxum, and D. draconis. The set was issued on April 1, 2013.

See also: #403 Vietnam 10/09/15

#403 Vietnam 10/09/15

Thank you very much, Dao, for sending this nice cover from Hanoi, Vietnam! It was posted on September 15 and arrived on September 28, 2010.

The top left stamp commemorates the bicentenary of the birth of Frédérick Chopin (1810-1849), the stamp was issued on February 22, 2010. The bottom left stamp (issued July 23, 2010) commemorates the birth centenary of Tạ Quang Bửu (1910-1986), who was the first minister of Vietnam’s Ministry of Higher and Secondary Professional Education.

The top right stamp is part of a set, which was issued on August 1, 2009. It depicts the flower Enkianthus quinqueflorus. The last stamp depicts the floss silk flower (Ceiba chodatii (Hassl.) Ravenna), it was issued on October 25, 2008.

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