Events of 14 October 1973 (1975) ●





 Issue Name: 14 October 1973
 Thai Issue Name: 14 ตุลาคม 2516
 Issue Date: 1975/2518-01-16
 Cause: To commemorate the events of 14 October 1973, i.e. the people's uprising, in which students and other citizens demanded democracy, which resulted in the end of the ruling military dictatorship and altered the Thai political system.
 Catalogue Number: 1975/2-5
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 2 Baht, 2.75 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 70 Baht, 100 Baht, 130 Baht
 Complete Set:  330 Baht (unused), 80 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for design A and 1,000,000 pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: Harrison & Sons Co., Ltd., England
 Subject: 1. Democracy Monument in Bangkok, which symbolizes the transition of an absolute to a constitutional monarchy on 24 June 1932; 2-3. bas-reliefs on the lower part of the four wings, which illustrate the history of the Civilian Party whilst marking the change in governmental system; 4. gilded part on top of the dome-shaped pedestal with a phaan holding the Book of Constitution, of which the text is in the background.
 Related Link: Democracy Monument, Ratthathammanoon, bas-relief, phaan, Bangkok, 14 October Democracy Day, 14 October Day, Airmail - 3rd Series