NEXT | PREVIOUS | THAI PHILATELIC CATALOGUE | FULL YEAR

THAI POSTAGE STAMPS

         

 

Red Cross (2005)

 

 

 Issue Name: Red Cross 2005
 Thai Issue Name: กาชาด ๒๕๔๘
 Issue Date: 2005/2548-03-30
 Cause: To publicize the Thai Red Cross
 Catalogue Number: 2005/8
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value: 2 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 700,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: A red cross and an illustration of the first Thai Red Cross' flag (fig.), which consists of a golden field with a square golden frame that encloses the Royal Crown, two red crosses inside a square and diamond shaped frame, and a snake entwining the Rod of Aesculapius. Underneath the chadah-style crown is a yan sign, which is also found in the rhombus placed over the red crosses.
 Related Link: Thai Red Cross Society, vexillology, snake, chadah, yan