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5th Congress of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union (1985)

 

    

 

 Issue Name: 5th Congress of Asian-Pacific Postal Union
 Thai Issue Name: การประชุมใหญ่สหภาพไปรษณีย์แห่งเอเชียและแปซิฟิก ครั้งที่ 5
 Issue Date: 1985/2528-11-25
 Cause: To commemorate the 5th Congress of Asian-Pacific Postal Union
 Catalogue Number: 1985/34-35
 Denomination: 2 Baht, 10 Baht
 Unused Value: 10 Baht, 30 Baht
 Complete Set:  40 Baht (unused), 20 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for design A; and 1,000,000 pieces for design B
 Printer: Société Nouvelle Cartor Starl, France
 Subject: Emblem of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union with the abbreviation APPU, dark silhouettes of traditional Thai-style buildings, such as pagodas, and the bow of Reua Phra Thihnang Suphanahong, i.e. the Golden Swan Royal Barge, with a blue and red overlay, representing day and night and referring to the 24/7 postal service and borderless communication around the clock, as well as a stylized white messenger pigeon holding a postal envelope in its bill and line-shaped contrails, to indicate its flight.
 Related Link: Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, 50th Anniversary of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union, Royal Barge, Reua Phra Thihnang Suphanahong, pagoda, First Anniversary of the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, 15th Anniversary of the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, 10th Anniversary of the Asian Oceanic Postal Union