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125th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service - 2nd Series (2008)

 

   

   

 

 Issue Name: 125th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service - 2nd 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: 2008/71-75
 Denomination: 3 Baht (5 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (all designs)
 Complete Set: 20 Baht (unused), 10 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Stamps depicting the postal service in the past, as well as the Thailand Post at present: 1. Thai postage stamp of 1 Feuang, dating from 4 August 1883, with the portrait of King Chulalongkornnamely, i.e. Rama V, as well as some recent postage stamps; 2. post office in the past and now; 3. counter service in the past (fig.) and now; 4. postal truck in the past and now; 5. post delivery in the past and now. In the bottom centre of design 1, as well as in the top left corners of the designs 2 to 5, is the logo of the 125th Anniversary of Thai Postal Service, which is made up of an elongated bird-like kranok in yellow underneath the Thai number 125 (๑๒๕) in red.
 Related Link: Praisanih Thai, Rama V, Chulalongkorn, Feuang, 130th Anniversary of Thai Postal Services, kranok