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Express Mail Service (1986)

 

 

 Issue Name: Express Mail Service
 Thai Issue Name: การเปิดบริการไปรษณีย์ด่วนพิเศษ
 Issue Date: 1986/2529-01-01
 Cause: To mark the commencement of Express Mail Service in Thailand
 Catalogue Number: 1986/1
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 18 Baht
 Used Value: 4 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Société Nouvelle Cartor Starl, France
 Subject: EMS, the international symbol of the Express Mail Service, with below in blue the text praisanih duan phiset (ไปรษณีย์ด่วนพิเศษ), literally special express mail; in black once more the acronym EMS; and in white at the bottom, the slogan ruad rew plodphay theung tih trong welah (รวดเร็ว ปลอดภัย ถึงที่หมายตรงเวลา), i.e. fast, safe [and] at the destination on time’. On the right, adjacent to the blue text, is a small circular logo that consists of a blue globe with a white equatorial line and white longitudinal lines, and in front a white stylized hand that delivers an orangey parcel.
 Related Link: Praisanih Thai