Sunday, March 20, 2011

THAILAND – Cover from Bangkok, Thailand to Braga, Portugal.

Cover with two stamps of 25 Baht from the issue ‘The 25th Asian International Stamp Exhibition-Amazing Thai Silk’ posted on January, 24 2011.
(Special thanks to Mr. Surachet Bunyarat)

25th Asian international Stamp Exhibition (2nd series) - Stamps
25th Asian international Stamp Exhibition (2nd series) - Souvenir sheet

As a part of Asian International stamp Exhibition Thai post issued a set of four postage stamps featuring amazing Thai Silk. Thai silk has won the hearts of people worldwide for a long time and it has become one of the symbols of the country.

In order to honor Her Majesty Queen Sirikit and to promote and publicize Thai silk and silk product, Thailand Post has requested permission from Her Majesty the Queen to present then Royal Peacock brand, which certifies the high quality of Thai silk, on postage stamps and to use hand-woven silk as part of the stamps. The Royal Peacock brand will be presented in embossed foil in four colours–gold, silver, dark blue and green. A miniature sheet with peacock embossed on golden foil, on a white silk material is also added to the issue.

Technical Details
Date of Issue: 24 August 2010
Values: 2 stamps of 15Baht and two stamps of 25Baht
Subject: 25th Asian international Stamp Exhibition Commemorative Stamps (2nd Series)
15.00Baht (Type 1): Image logo Peacock Royal Green Thai Silk Blend
15.00Baht (Type 2): Image logo Peacock Royal Blue Thai Silk
25.00Baht (Form 3): Image logo Peacock Royal Silver Classic Thai Siik
25.00Baht (Form 4): Image Royal Crest Golden Peacock Royal Thai Silk
Designer: New Arrow Miss Mayuri Nak (Thailand Post Company Limited)
Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France
Process: Chromatography pump foil colors on silk
Size: 36.0 mm x 51.0 mm

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