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 25th Anniversary of ASEAN (1992)

 

    

   

 

 Issue Name: Visit Asian Year 1992
 Thai Issue Name: ปีการท่องเที่ยวอาเซียน 2535
 Issue Date: 1992/2535-08-08
 Cause: To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which was established in Bangkok on 8 August 1967.
 Catalogue Number: 1992/56-59
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 5 Baht, 7 Baht
 Unused Value: 7 Baht, 8 Baht, 11 Baht, 14 Baht
 Complete Set:  40 Baht (unused), 30 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,000,000 pieces for design 1; and 1,000,000 pieces each for designs 2-4
 Printer: Joh. Enschedé en Zonen Grafische Inrichting B.V., The Netherlands
 Subject: Logo of ASEAN, encircled by the flags of the six member nations of 1992, namely (clockwise from the top): Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, The Philippines, and Singapore. Below are hilly meadows in different shades of green that serve as a backdrop for sketches in black ink, with themes and depictions related to the ASEAN member states, that often have international cooperation and differ for each stamp: 1. ASEAN performing arts and sports, depicting Thai classical dancers in brocade costumes and with a chadah-style crown, some dancers in Islamic dress, and a female with a folding fan in traditional dress, some football players and takraw players kicking a ball over the net; 2. architecture, depicting both ancient and modern iconic landmarks of each nation, such as Manila Cathedral, Wat Arun in Bangkok (fig.), Changi Airport Control Tower II in Singapore, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building in Kuala Lumpur (fig.), Borobudur in Java, and the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan; 3. international cooperation in the field of communications and transportation, depicting a letter posting box (fig.), a Boeing 747 of Thai Airways International (fig.), a satellite dish, a sea port with a mooring post, an ocean freight liner, cranes, a control tower, and a natural gas field; 4. international cooperation in the field of agriculture, depicting farmers and scientists at work.
 Related Link: ASEAN, Thailand, Malaysia, Bangkok, brocade, chadah, fan, takraw, Wat Arun, Borobudur, Thai Airways, WORLDTECH '95 THAILAND