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 Issue Name: Thailand Philatelic Exhibition 1973
 Thai Issue Name: งานแสดงตราไปรษณียากรแห่งชาติ 2516
 Issue Date: 1973/2516-08-04
 Cause: To commemorate the 2nd National Philatelic Exhibition, which was held from 4 to 8 August 1973 at the Post & Telegraph Department, i.e. General Post Office, in Bangkok
 Catalogue Number: 1973/22-25
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 1.25 Baht, 1.5 Baht, 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 80 Baht, 130 Baht, 130 Baht
 Complete Set:  370 Baht (unused), 190 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for design 1973/22; 500,000 pieces each for designs 1973/23-24; and 3 million pieces for design 1973/25
 Printer: The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: Stamp depicting earlier Siamese postage stamps on a background of various unused Thai postage stamps: 1. Rama V (First Issue) with a denomination of 1 Solot, issued in 1883 AD and depicting a portrait of King Chulalongkorn; 2. Rama VI (Vienna/London Issue) with a denomination of 5 Satang, issued in 1912/1917 AD and depicting a portrait of King Wajirunhit; 3. Rama VII (First Issue) with a denomination of 5 Satang, issued in 1928 AD and depicting a portrait of King Prajadhipok; 4. Rama VIII (Bang Pa-in Palace) with a denomination of 3 Satang, issued in 1941 AD and depicting a portrait of King Anantha Mahidon
 Related Link: Thaipex, Praisanih Thai, Rama V, solot, Chulalongkorn, Rama VI, satang, Wajirunhit, Rama VII, Prajadhipok, Bang Pa-in Palace, Rama VIII, Anantha Mahidon, Bangkok, General Post Office