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Thaipex '71 - King Rama IX (1971)

 

 

 

 Issue Name: Thaipex '71
 Thai Issue Name: งานแสดงตราไปรษณียากร ปี 2514
 Issue Date: 1971/2514-08-04
 Cause: To commemorate the 1st Thailand Philatelic Exhibition, which was held from 4 to 8 August 1971 at the Post & Telegraph Department, i.e. the General Post Office, in Bangkok
 Catalogue Number: 1971/17-24
 Denomination: 0.8 Baht (4 designs), 0.8 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 220 Baht (4 designs), 220 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set:  440 Baht (unused), 300 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 30 x 21 mm for designs 1971/17-20 and 24 x 20 mm for designs 1971/21-24
 Quantity of Stamps: 62,500 pieces per design
 Printer: The National Savings Bank, Thailand
 Subject: Two se-tenant sets of 4 stamps, with the portrait of King Rama IX, i.e. Bhumipon Adunyadet, in ceremonial military uniform and each set overprinted in black with the emblem of Thaipex '71, which includes the outlines of a map of Thailand, with the logo of the Post and Telegraph Department, i.e. a Garuda over a post horn, at its centre.
 Related Link: Thaipex, Praisanih Thai, Bhumipon Adunyadet, Map of Thailand, Bangkok, Garuda, General Post Office