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Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn (1908)

 

Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 1 Tical    Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 2 Ticals    Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 3 Ticals

Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 5 Ticals    Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 10 Ticals

Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 20 Ticals    Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn - 40 Ticals

 

 Issue Name: Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn or Jubilee High Values Commemorative Stamps (Rama V - 5th series)
 Thai Issue Name: พระบรมรูปทรงม้า หรือ รัชมังคลาภิเษก (ร.5 ชุด 5)
 Issue Date: 1908/2451-11-11
 Cause: To commemorate King Chulalongkorn's Jubilee of 40 Years on the Throne, which started with his coronation on 11 November 1868, as well as to mark the installation of the Equestrian Statue of King Rama V at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok's Dusit area.
 Catalogue Number: 1908/1-7
 Denomination: 1 Tical; 2 Tical; 3 Tical; 5 Tical; 10 Tical; 20 Tical; 40 Tical 
 Unused Value: 1,650 Baht; 2,750 Baht; 4,400 Baht; 5,500 Baht; 50,600 Baht; 12,100 Baht; 22,000 Baht
 Complete Set: 99,000 Baht (unused); 19,855 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 45 x 28.5 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 100,000 pieces for design 1; 25,000 pieces for designs 2 and 3; 20,000 pieces for design 4; 10,000 pieces for designs 5 and 6; 5,000 pieces for design 7
 Printer: Giesecke and Devrient, Leipzig, Germany
 Subject: Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn in different denominations and colours, namely 1. One tical, in green and violet; 2. Two ticals in red, violet and orange; 3. Three ticals in pale olive-green and blue; 4. Five ticals in dull violet and dark green; 5. Ten ticals in bistre and carmine; 6. Twenty ticals in gray and red-brown; 7. Forty ticals in slate blue and black brown. The highest denomination of 40 ticals refers to the 40 years of his reign. Above is the text Siam in both Thai and English.
 Related Link: Royal Plaza, Lahn Phra Rachawang Dusit, Rama V, songmah, Bangkok, Phra Maha Phichai Mongkut, equestrian iconography, Chulachomklao, Piya Maha Raj, Dusit, sih prajam wan, Chulalongkorn, tical, Centenary of The Equestrian Statue of King Chulalongkorn, Bangkok 1993 World Philatelic Exhibition, General Post Office stucco of stamp Rama V, Siam