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80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand - 1st Series (1977)

 

Alsthom Electric Engine    Davenport Electric Locomotive

Pacific Steam Engine (Mikado Locomotive No. 953)    George Egestoff Steam Locomotive

 

 Issue Name: 80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand - 1st Series
 Thai Issue Name: รถไฟ - ชุดแรก
 Issue Date: 1977/2520-03-26
 Cause: Commemorative Stamps to mark the 80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 1977/2-5
 Denomination: 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 4 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 33 Baht, 132 Baht, 385 Baht, 550 Baht
 Complete Set:  1,100 Baht (unused), 385 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for the first design and 1,000,000 pieces each for the other designs
 Printer: Joh. Enschedé en Zonen Grafische Inrichting B.V., The Netherlands
 Subject: Various locomotives used by the State Railway of Thailand since its foundation in 1897 until present: 1. Alsthom Electric Engine; 2. Davenport Electric Locomotive; 3. Pacific Steam Engine; 4. George Egestoff Steam Locomotive
 Related Link: State Railway of Thailand, Death Railway