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ASEAN 40th Anniversary (2007)

 

Secretariat Building at Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei Darussalam    National Museum at Phnom Penh in Cambodia

Fatahillah Museum at Jakarta in Indonesia    typical traditional house on stilts in Laos

Railway Headquarters Building at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia    Central Post Office Building at Yangon in Burma (Myanmar)

Malacaņang Palace at Manila in the Philippines    National Museum in Singapore

Vimanmek Mansion at Bangkok in Thailand    Presidential Palace at Hanoi in Vietnam

 

 Issue Name: ASEAN 40th Anniversary
 Thai Issue Name: 40 ปี อาเซียน
 Issue Date: 2007/2550-08-08
 Cause: To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of ASEAN, this set of postage stamps was presented as a joint issue in all member states, each printed with its own denomination in the local currency.
 Catalogue Number: 2007/47-56
 Denomination: 3 Baht (10 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (10 designs)
 Complete Set:  40 Baht (unused), 20 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 30 x 40.5 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Architectural landmarks from the 10 ASEAN member countries, namely: 1. the Secretariat Building at Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei Darussalam; 2. the National Museum at Phnom Penh in Cambodia; 3. the Batavia Museum at Jakarta in Indonesia; 4. a typical traditional house on stilts in Laos; 5. the Railway Headquarters Building at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; 6. the Central Post Office Building at Yangon in Myanmar (Burma); 7. the Malacaņang Palace at Manila in the Philippines; 8. the Singapore National Museum in Singapore; 9. the Vimanmek Mansion at Bangkok in Thailand; and 10. the Presidential Palace at Hanoi in Vietnam. In the top right corner of each stamp is the logo of ASEAN's 40th Anniversary, which comprises of  the number 40, with the four being in colours that represent the main colours of the crests of all the ASEAN countries at the time (Myanmar's has since been changed), whereas the zero comprises of the circular logo of ASEAN (fig.).
 Related Link: ASEAN