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Civil Servant's Day (1983) ●

 

1983/7

 

 Issue Name: Civil Servant's Day
 Thai Issue Name: วันข้าราชการพลเรือน
 Issue Date: 1983/2526-04-01
 Cause: To mark Thai national Civil Servant's Day
 Catalogue Number: 1983/7
 Denomination: 1.25 Baht
 Unused Value: 20 Baht
 Used Value: 5 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4,000,000 pieces
 Printer: John Waddington of Kirkstall Ltd., England
 Subject: Epaulette to be worn on the beige daily uniform of Thai civil servants to indicate rank, and known in Thai as inthanu. For the white ceremonial uniform, more elaborate epaulettes apply. The shoulder piece shown here is of the rank of Senior Civil Servant (level 7-8) and its design is similar to that of a Navy Captain (fig.), yet with the bottom three bars connected to form one broad bar or strap. In black print are the Thai words kian (เกียรติ), natih (หน้าที่), sahmaki (สามัคคี), and seusat (ซื่อสัตย์), meaning honour, duty, unity, and integrity, respectively, which represent the Civil Servant's Creed, while in white print is the name Thailand, both in Thai and in Roman script. In Thailand, all civil servants are required to wear their uniform to work on Monday, the first day of the week. The white ceremonial is reserved for special and official occasions.
 Related Link: Ranks of Thai Civil Service, Ranks of Thai Military and Police, inthanu, rajakaan, rajabhat