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125th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service - 1st Series (2008)

 

       

   

 

 Issue Name: 125th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service - 1st Series
 Thai Issue Name: ๑๒๕ ปี ไปรษณีย์ไทย - ชุด
 Issue Date: 2011/2554-08-01
 Cause: To commemorate 125 years since the first issue of a Thai postage stamp on 4 August 1883 and 125 years of Thai Postal Services
 Catalogue Number: 2008/64-68
 Denomination: 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 10 Baht, 25 Baht
 Unused Value: 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 12 Baht, 30 Baht
 Complete Set: 60 Baht (unused), 30 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 49 x 30 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Cartor Security Printing S.A., France
 Subject: Ancient stamps printed on new stamps depicting the very first issues of Thai postage stamps, dating from 4 August 1883, with the portrait of King Chulalongkornnamely, i.e. Rama V and in the following sequence: 1 At, with in the background the nation's first ever Post Office building near the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok (fig.); 1 Siyaw; 1 Sihk; 1 Saleung; and a silver hologram of the stamp of 1 Solot.
 Related Link: Rama V, Chulalongkorn, Solot, At, Siyaw, Sihk, Saleung, Rama V (1st Issue - Solot, At, Siyaw), Rama V (1st Issue - Sihk), Rama V (1st Issue - Saleung), 130th Anniversary of Thai Postal Services, 135th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service