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International Letter Writing Week (1968) ●

 

    

    

 

 Issue Name: International Letter Writing Week 1968
 Thai Issue Name: สัปดาห์สากลแห่งการเขียนจดหมาย ปี 2511
 Issue Date: 1968/2511-10-06
 Cause: To commemorate the 1968 International Letter Writing Week
 Catalogue Number: 1968/22-25
 Denomination: 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 70 Baht, 120 Baht, 200 Baht
 Complete Set:  420 Baht (unused), 110 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,000,000 pieces for design 1968/22; and 1,000,000 pieces each for designs 1968/23-25
 Printer: Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Each design depicts a circle with a grid of lines, representing the longitudinal and latitudinal lines of a world globe, which refers to the global, borderless characters of letter writing. Additionally, designs A and C portray an envelop with a letter sticking out, and a writing pen, which are put together to resemble a bird, perhaps a carrier pigeon, whilst designs B and D depict an envelop stylized as the head of a writing pen
 Related Link: pigeon