VIETNAM SOUTH COMPLETE Investor's value, White, Shiny, Fresh quality, see more
ALL STAMPS NH VF White Pristine quality, Original Gum, NO EXCEPTIONS! If you need the 5 booklets printed by South Vietnam Post in Pristine quality in order to be absolutely complete I can supply them. Don't hesitate to contact me. Stamps from South Vietnam suffered from conditions called "colonial" or "tropical gum", the high humidity and hot climate accelerated fungal growth that caused discoloration of the gum side (from light brown to dark brown) and "toning", discoloration of the paper. These conditions were most prevalent in the stamps issued in the 1950's and early 1960's such as the B? O Long, the Refugee, and even the cheaper first Due sets. See for ex the B? O Long which is almost always brown, white condition is rare and undervalued in my opinion. For the history a pack of 45000 sets appeared in the 80s from Vietnam, all brown, and they are today everywhere.
The white condition sets come only from the quantity left in Paris at that time for supplying new issue service subscribers.... ASK to see the back of B? O Long from other sellers to make comparison! Obtaining a full collection of South Vietnam stamps is not difficult, however, obtaining a full collection of South Vietnam stamps without tropical gums, toning conditions is exceedingly difficult. Obtaining a full collection in pristine, "fresh off the press", all in unity white gum condition is a chance of a lifetime.
These stamps went directly from the printer to dealer's vault without ever been in Vietnam. The stamps are ridiculously fresh and crisp as if they were printed yesterday.
See scans with samples of gum please, no word can replace a picture. Ask for more if needed.. This item is in the category "Stamps\Asia\Vietnam". The seller is "albafrance63" and is located in this country: AL.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year of Issue: 1951-1975
- Certification: Uncertified
- Quality: Mint Never Hinged/MNH
- Grade: VF (Very Fine)
- Type: Collection
- Place of Origin: Vietnam