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Centenary of Post and Telecommunications School (1989)

 

Post Office building and the initials K.P.T. (ค.ป.ท.)

 

 Issue Name: Centenary of Post and Telecommunications School
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี โรงเรียนการไปรษณีย์
 Issue Date: 1989/2532-08-04
 Cause: Commemorative stamps for the centenary of the School of Postal Services (Post and Telecommunications School), which was founded on 22 February 1889
 Catalogue Number: 1989/25
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 11 Baht
 Used Value: 5 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 47 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Harrison & Sons (Hayes & High Wycombe) Ltd., England
 Subject: The nation's first ever Post Office building near the Chao Phraya River, and the initials K.P.T. (ค.ป.ท.), which stand for khamanahkhom praisanih thoralek (คมนาคมไปรษณีย์โทรเลข), i.e. Post and Telegraphy Communications
 Related Link: Postal School, 120th Anniversary of the Postal School, nation's first ever Post Office (6 Baht stamp, design 5), thoralek, Bangkok 1983 International Stamp Exhibition (2nd Series)