1881/86, French Colonies general issue ”Goddess of Trade”, 10 c., pair of 25 c - left stamp damaged - and pair of 20 c., faulty, on registered cover from ”SAIGON PORT 28 JANV 89 COCHINCHINE” to Manila via Hongkong, at reverse HONGKONG Transit cds., Faulty cover but nevertheless rare destination.
1893. Stampless envelope addressed to Paris endorsed 'Corps D 'Occupation du Tonkin' cancelled by Phu-Doan double ring '30/8' with undated 'Corps Exped/Tonkin' and military cachet 'Poste de Dong-Chau/Commandant D'Armes' in blue, routed via Ha-Noi/Tonkin '2/9' on reverse. Very fine item from the military occupation of Tonkin.
1894. Registered envelope (roughly opened) to France bearing lndo-China Yvert 3, 1c black/azure, Yvert 5, 4c lilac/brown, Yvert 11, 30c brown and Yvert 12, 40c orange tied by Saigon Port Cochinchine double ring with boxed hand-struck 'R in red, routed via Saigon Central with Rouen receiver on reverse.
1895. Stamp-less military mail envelope addressed to France headed 'Corps Expeditionnaire du Tonkin' cancelled by 'Hanoi/Tonkin' date stamp with 'Tonkin/Corps Expedit' double ring and military hand-stamp 'Conseil de Revision Maritime/Annam et Tonkin Hanoi' sent by French paquebot 'Oceanien' with 'Ligne N Paq. Fr No 3' date stamp on reverse and Charente arrival. Very fine.
1904. Picture post card of 'The Chutes de Khone, Laos' addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 24, 10c rose/red tied by 'Vapeur No 4/Cochinchine' double ring (Salles 2015). Nice item of mail posted on the 'Messageries Fluviales' on the Mekong.
1904. Picture post card of 'Kinh-Luoc village, Tonkin' addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 23, 5c yellow-green (2) tied by Fort Bayard/Indo-Chine Francaise double ring '4th Fevr' routed via Haiphong with transit '7th Feb'. Superb.
1904. Picture post card of 'Le Grand Chef des Bonzes, Sang-Kreatk' addressed to Algeria bearing lndo-China Yvert 18, 10c red tied by Kratie/Cambodge double ring routed via Pnompenh and Saigon. Very fine.
1905, real photo ppc set of seven numbered No. 102/107, ”Exécution capitale à quan Yen le 7 Mars 1905 (Coll. J Chinh)”, beheading scene of two delinquents, each affixed 2 C. cto ”HAIPHONG 29 NOV 06”
1906. Picture post card of 'Ratchabopit Pagoda, Ubon, Siam' addressed to France written from Ubon, Siam dated '19th September 06', bearing French lndo-China SG 33, 5c green tied by Bassac/Laos double ring 'Sept 23' routed via Saigon '27th Sept'. Scarce item written on the Thai side of the Mekong and routed via Laos and lndo-China rather than the Bangkok route.
1906. Picture post card of 'Cambodian Statue' addressed to France bearing Indo-China Yvert 27, 5c yellow green tied by Krauchmar Cambodge double ring. Scarce cancel. Only a few postcards recorded from this small village on the Mekong River.
1907. Picture post card of 'Pagoda de Tche-Kam' addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 34, 10c rose tied by Fort Bayard/Chine date stamp, routed via Haiphong with Nievre arrivel. Scarce card. Ex Desrousseaux.
1908. Picture post card addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 33, 5c green tied by Ha-Dong/Tonkin double ring with 'Poste Rurale/Province de Ha-Dong/Nga-Batha' double ring in blue with Vesoul arrival. Nice item of Rural Post Mail.
1919. Postal stationery envelope 10c red with letter dated 'Phuoc-Son/4th Dec' addressed to Saigon cancelled by 'Poste Rurale/Province de Quang-Tri/Tung-Luat' in violet with adjacent Quangtri/Annam double ring, routed via Tourane with Saigon Central receiver on reverse. Very fine item of Rural Post Mail.
1921. Red Band envelope addressed to Hanoi bearing lndo-Chine SG 91, 2c on 5c green (4) tied by 'Hanoi a Langson/G' date stamp with Hanoi/Tonkin arrival. Very fine. Ex Desrousseaux.
Picture post card of 'Wife of Khas Chief, Mao Panh' addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 95, 10c on 25c blue and grey tied by Xieng-Khouang/Laos double ring '3/11' with Bordeaux arrival '26/12'. Nice item from Muang Khoun (Xieng-Khouang).
1922. Picture post card of 'The Mekong, Pnom Penh' addressed to France bearing lndo-China SG 94, 8c on 20c black/violet tied by Phong-Saly/Laos octagonal. Very rare cancel from this Northern Laos Province.
1923. Postal stationery envelope (toned) 4c orange addressed to Hanoi cancelled by 'Poste Rurale/Phuc-Nhao/Province de Ninh-Binh’ double ring with 'Vinh a Hanoi' ambulant and Hanoi arrival. Very fine item of Rural Post Mail from Phuc-Nhao village. Ex· Desrousseaux.
1923. Postal stationery envelope (shortened at right, toned) 4c orange addressed to Hanoi cancelled by 'Poste Rurale/Duc-Thang/Province de Bac-Giang' double ring routed via Phulang-Thuong with Hanoi arrival on reverse. Very fine item of Rural Post Mail from Duc-Thang village. Ex Desrousseaux.
1926. Registered postal stationery envelope 4c orange uprated with lndo-Chine SG 119, 1c brown, SG 124, 6c red and SG 127, 8c orange/yellow tied by Phanthiet/Annam double ring with hand-struck 'R' addressed to Hanoi routed via Nha-Trang/Annam with Hanoi/Tonkin arrival on reverse. Superb item of registered stationery.
1927. Postal stationery envelope 4c orange upgraded with lndo-China SG 119, 1c brown addressed to Hanoi cancelled by 'Poste Rurale/Van-Tri/Province de Thanh-Hoa' routed via Thanh-Hoa/Annam'. Superb item of Rural Post mail from Thanh-Hoa Province.