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First Anniversary of the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union (1963)

 

A singha or mythological lion, guarding the entrance to a Thai temple

 

 Issue Name: The First Anniversary of the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 1 ปี สหภาพไปรษณีย์แห่งเอเชียและโอเชียนเนีย
 Issue Date: 1963/2506-04-01
 Cause: To commemorate the first anniversary of AOPU, i.e. the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, which was founded on 1 April 1962
 Catalogue Number: 1963/5
 Denomination: 50 Satang
 Unused Value: 35 Baht
 Used Value: 11 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 21 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 10,000,000 pieces
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: A singha, i.e. a mythological lion, guarding the entrance to the bot of a Thai temple, with in the background a bell-shaped chedi, i.e. a Thai-style stupa
 Related Link: Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, satang, singha, lion, bot, chedi, stupa, 50th Anniversary of the Asian-Pacific Postal Union, 5th Congress of Asian-Pacific Postal Union, 15th Anniversary of the Asian-Oceanic Postal Union, 10th Anniversary of the Asian Oceanic Postal Union