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Centenary of the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy (1987)

 

 

 Issue Name:

Centenary of the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy

 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 100 ปี โรงเรียนนายร้อย พระจุลจอมเกล้า
 Issue Date: 1987/2530-08-05
 Cause: To commemorate the Centenary of the Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy, which was founded on 5 August 1887
 Catalogue Number: 1987/13
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 40 Baht
 Used Value: 8 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Société Nouvelle Cartor Starl, France
 Subject: Portrait of King Chulachomklao (fig.), who founded the military academy, as well as a picture of King Bhumipon Adunyadet, who is conferring a sword to a graduating army officer, with in the background the former building of the academy in the back of the Saranrom Palace (fig.) in Bangkok, where today the Royal Thai Survey Department (fig.) is located. On the left side is the emblem of the academy against a red-and-yellow backdrop, and the text and date: Centenary of Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy 5 August 1987, both in Thai [Khrob Rob 100 Pih Rohngrian Nai Roi Chulachomklao 5 Singhakhom 2530 (ครบรอบ ๑๐๐ ปี โรงเรียนนายร้อย พระจุลจอมเกล้า สิงหาคม ๒๕๓๐)] and in English.
 Related Link: Chulachomklao, trah phaen din, Bhumipon Adunyadet, Saranrom, Bangkok, Rama V, Rama IX, Royal Thai Survey Department, Centenary of Royal Thai Survey Department, Royal Thai Armed Forces