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90th Anniversary of the Post & Telegraph Department (1973) ●

 

     

 

 Issue Name: 90th Anniversary of the Post & Telegraph Department
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 90 ปี กรมไปรษณีย์โทรเลข
 Issue Date: 1973/2516-08-04
 Cause: To commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the Post & Telegraph Department
 Catalogue Number: 1973/20-21
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 25 Baht, 5750 Baht
 Complete Set:  100 Baht (unused), 35 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for design 1973/20 and 1 million pieces for design 1973/21
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: 1. In red and white, various vehicles used for transportation and delivery of mail throughout the time of the Post & Telegraph Department's existence. In blue, in the background, is the silhouette of the General Post Office in Bangkok's Bang Rak district; 2. In orange and red, some telecommunications equipment, such as a telex machine and the parabolic dishes of a satellite ground station, as well as a mast with microwave antennas, and in colour a woman typing on the keyboard of the telex machine. In the overall blue background are concentric and parabolic lines and figures, referring to broadcasting and transmission signals. On each stamp is also the 90th Anniversary logo, i.e. the number 90 in blue and white, with in red the logo of the Post and Telegraph Department, i.e. a red Garuda over a red post horn.
 Related Link: thoralek, Garuda, General Post Office