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60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations of Thailand-Israel (2014)

 

Israeli pomegranates and Thai mangosteen

 

 Issue Name: 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations of Thailand-Israel
 Thai Issue Name: 60 ความสัมพันธ์ทางการฑูตไทย-อิสราเอล
 Issue Date: 2014/2557-06-05
 Cause: To mark the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Israel
 Catalogue Number: 2014/29
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Thailex Collection: 1 Baht
 Size: 40.5 x 30 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: A semi-transparent banner with the flag of Israel and Thailand merged into each other, with on the Israeli side some pomegranates (fig.), a fruit from Israel, known in Thai as thabthim, and on the Thai side some mangosteen, a typical Thai fruit which is locally known as mangkut. These fruits convey a message of good friendship, as they symbolize longevity, abundance and growth.
 Related Links: Thailand, thabthim, mangosteen