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80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand - 1st Series (1977)

 

Alsthom Electric Engine    Davenport Electric Locomotive

Pacific Steam Engine (Mikado Locomotive No. 953)    George Egestoff Steam Locomotive

 

 Issue Name:

80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand - 1st Series

 Thai Issue Name:

รถไฟ - ชุดแรก

 Issue Date:

1977/2520-03-26

 Cause:

Commemorative Stamps to mark the 80th Anniversary of the State Railway of Thailand

 Catalogue Number:

1977/2-5

 Denomination:

1 Baht, 2 Baht, 4 Baht, 5 Baht

 Unused Value:

33 Baht, 132 Baht, 385 Baht, 550 Baht

 Complete Set: 

1,100 Baht (unused), 385 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

n/a

 Size:

27 x 45 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

3,000,000 pieces for the first design and 1,000,000 pieces each for the other designs

 Printer:

Joh. Enschedé en Zonen Grafische Inrichting B.V., The Netherlands

 Subject:

Various locomotives used by the State Railway of Thailand since its foundation in 1897 until present: 1. Alsthom Electric Engine; 2. Davenport Electric Locomotive; 3. Pacific Steam Engine; 4. George Egestoff Steam Locomotive

 Related Link:

State Railway of Thailand, Death Railway