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100th Anniversary of the Telephone Service (1976) ●

 

 

 Issue Name: 100th Anniversary of the Telephone Service
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 100 ปี การโทรศัพท์
 Issue Date: 1976/2519-11-10
 Cause: To celebrate the Centenary of Telephone Services in Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 1976/23
 Denomination: 1 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht
 Used Value: 6 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Harrison & Sons Co., Ltd., England
 Subject: Two telephones from the past and a modern phone in orange with a push button dial system as was commonly used in the eighties. The old model that is made to hang on the wall bears the logo of the Thailand Post, i.e. a Garuda over a post horn (fig.), which is also used by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), that since 2010 is known as the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC - fig.), as well as by the Post and Telegraph Office (fig.).
 Related Link: Thailand Post, National Telecommunications Commission, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission, Garuda, Northern Telecoms of Thailand Museum, thoralek