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20th Asian International Stamp Exhibition Bangkok - 2nd Series (2007)

 

a duck, decorated with the wings of metallic beetles    the hongse, a mythological swan, decorated with the wings of metallic beetles

a pheasant, decorated with the wings of metallic beetles    a bantam rooster, decorated with the wings of metallic beetles

 

 Issue Name: 20th Asian International Stamp Exhibition (2nd Series)
 Thai Issue Name: งานแสดงตราไปรษณียากร ภาคพื้นเอเชีย ครั้งที่ 20 ชุด 2
 Issue Date: 2007/2550-08-03
 Cause: To mark the 20th Asian International Stamp Exhibition
 Catalogue Number: 2007/41-44
 Denomination: 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 7 Baht
 Complete Set:  25 Baht (unused), 12 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 48 x 40 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Artifacts in the form of different birds, i.e. a duck, the hongse (a mythological swan), a pheasant, and a bantam rooster, each decorated with the elytra (hardened wings) of metallic beetles, and part of the Queen's Collection that is on permanent display in the Ananta Samahkom Hall, hence the reason why the white stroke on each stamp has the side profile of Queen Sirikit in gold.
 Related Link: malaeng pihk khaeng, Ananta Samahkom Hall, Sirikit Kitthiyagon, waterfowl, hongse, pheasants and partridges