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5th Asian Games (1966)

 

cycling    tennis

athletics    weightlifting

boxing    swimming

basketball    football

 

 Issue Name: 5th Asian Games
 Thai Issue Name: เอเชียนเกมส์ ครั้งที่ 5
 Issue Date: 1966/2509-08-04
 Cause: To commemorate the occasion that Thailand hosted the 5th Asian Games, held from 9 to 20 December 1966, in several sport venues across Bangkok
 Catalogue Number: 1966/3-10
 Denomination: 0.2 Baht, 0.25 Baht, 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 1.25 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 33 Baht, 44 Baht, 33 Baht, 132 Baht, 181.5 Baht, 291.5 Baht, 539 Baht, 1,606 Baht
 Complete Set:  2,860 Baht (unused), 880 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces for designs 2, 4, 5 and 7; 4,000,000 pieces for design 1; 10,000,000 pieces for design 3; 1,500,000 pieces for design 6; 500,000 pieces for design 5
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Depiction of the logo of the V Asian Games under the slogan Ever Onward and over 11 blue Olympic rings, that represent the 11 National Olympic Committees of the 11 nations that participated in the first Asian Games in 1951, as well as different disciplines that featured at the V Asian Games, namely: 1. cycling; 2. tennis; 3. athletics; 4. weightlifting; 5. boxing; 6. swimming; 7. basketball; and 8. football
 Related Link: Asian Games, 1991 Sports Welfare (3rd Series)