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Bangkok 1993 World Philatelic Exhibition - 1st Series (1991)

 

1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 1 Tical    1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 2 Ticals    1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 3 Ticals

1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 5 Ticals    1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 10 Ticals

1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 20 Ticals    1908 Stamp Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 40 Ticals

 

 Issue Name: Bangkok 1993 World Philatelic Exhibition (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: งานแสดงตราไปรษณียากรโลก กรุงเทพฯ 2536 (ชุด 1)
 Issue Date: 1991/2534-10-23
 Cause: To publicize the Bangkok 1993 World Philatelic Exhibition, as well as to commemorate the (in 1993 AD) 85th anniversary of the installation of the Equestrian Statue of King Rama V at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok's Dusit area, which was printed on the 5th series of postage stamps on Rama V, issued in 1908.
 Catalogue Number: 1991/32-38
 Denomination: 2 Baht; 3 Baht; 4 Baht; 5 Baht; 6 Baht; 7 Baht; 8 Baht
 Unused Value: 9 Baht; 9 Baht; 11 Baht; 11 Baht; 11 Baht; 15 Baht; 22 Baht
 Complete Set: 88 Baht (unused); 52 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for design 1 and 1,200,000 pieces each for designs 2-7
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Security Printing Pty. Ltd., Australia
 Subject: Stamp on stamp design of the 5th series of Rama V (fig.), known in Thai as phra boromma roop songmah and in English as (Equestrian) Statue of King Chulalongkorn or Jubilee High Values, with denominations of 1 tical, 2 ticals, 3 ticals, 5 ticals, 10 ticals, 20 ticals, and 40 ticals, which were issued on 11 November 1908, and with an illustration of the equestrian statue of King Chulalongkorn at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok's Dusit area (fig.), in order to commemorate 40 years of this king's reign. Each stamp has a different background colour akin to the main colour of the 1908 stamp, which is overprinted with the logo of the Bangkok 1993 World Philatelic Exhibition in red.
 Related Link: Royal Plaza, Lahn Phra Rachawang Dusit, Rama V, songmah, Bangkok, Phra Maha Phichai Mongkut, equestrian iconography, Chulachomklao, Piya Maha Raj, Dusit, sih prajam wan, Chulalongkorn, tical, Centenary of The Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn, Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn Commemorative Stamps, General Post Office stucco of stamp Rama V