HANOI (TONKIN). 1. Part Bénéficiaire, 1925, green & brown. 2. Part de Fondateur, 1928, blue & green. 3. Action de F100, 1928, green & yellow. 4. Part Bénéficiaire, 1928, brown & red. 5. Action de F2.500, 1954, green. 6. Action de Priorité de 25 nouveaux francs, blue &yellow. Probably active between 1924 and 1956. Tuyen Quang, northern Vietnam, is probably best known for the Siege of Tuyen Quang - one of the French Legion's most celebrated feats of arms. During the Sino-French War (1884-1885), the French garrison of630 men successfully defended their post against a Chinese force of 12,000 soldiers during a four-month siege.
Themes: COALMINES, MINES (no gold, silver, coal)
Date: Various dates
Startprice: € 150