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Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 02 Aug 2008 14:33
by rakstampthai
Issue Name : Peacock Postage Stamps

Issue Date : 09 AUG 2008

Perforation : 14 x 14.5

Denomination : 10 Baht (2 Designs)

Details : Among animals, peacocks tend to bring the greastest degree of joy and liveliness to the world. They are unique in their sounds and colorful plumage, some of which displays exquisite designs. For this reason, they have been praised as symbols of beauty. Stories about peacocks appear in the paintings, poems and beliefs of people in many countries.

Peacocks belong to the same family as pheasant. There are two species---one found in Africa; for example the Congo peacock, and the other found in Asia and are divided into two kinds---Indian or blue peacocks and Thai or green peacocks.


Quantity of stamps: 700,000 Stamps
Sheet Composition: 10 stamps per sheet

Printing Process: Lithography Multi-colour
Designer : Mayuree Narknisorn (Thailand Post Company Limited)

Souvenir Sheet Price: 30 Baht
Quantity of S/Sheet: 1XX,000 Sheets

FDC Price: 30 Baht
Quantity of FDC : 1X,000 covers
Size : 35 x 65 mm. (Vertical-measured from perforation to perforation)
Printer : Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand

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Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 03 Aug 2008 23:37
by cwwong
Not too bad, but better if shown in its natural surrounding instead of a white background.

I understand there is some stampfair in Bangkok during the first week of August. Is this correct ?

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2008 08:41
by rakstampthai
cwwong wrote:Not too bad, but better if shown in its natural surrounding instead of a white background.

I understand there is some stampfair in Bangkok during the first week of August. Is this correct ?


Thank you for your comment.

Yes now have stamp fair in Bangkok for celebate 125th Anniversary of Thai Postal services (04 Aug 1883) from 01 Aug - 10 Aug 2008 @ QSNCC.

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Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2008 09:10
by Admin1
What is QSNCC : Queen Sirikit National Convention Center ?

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2008 12:09
by rakstampthai
yechohsan wrote:Pom, Send me a letter/card on the 08.08.08 from Thailand just for the fun of collecting the unique date number. I will do the same by sending one to you on the date .


Ye , Ok I remember that , please note that this post ,mark will be sent out from Suvanaphumi Mail Center Post office. In Thailand only Suvanaphumi Mail Center Post office use A.C. post mark date.

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Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 04 Aug 2008 12:11
by rakstampthai
Admin1 wrote:What is QSNCC : Queen Sirikit National Convention Center ?


Yes ! that right .

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 05 Aug 2008 02:58
by stampheart
Pom,

Thank you for sharing these scans and news on the stamp show with us.

Cheers
Andrew

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 05 Aug 2008 15:09
by kbtan
Thai Stamp Fair seems to be rather grand .. Is it some sort of a National Exhibition Event ?

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 06 Aug 2008 05:48
by kennywkt
Could anyone tell me is there any philatelic shops in Hat Yai ?

Re: Thailand 09-08-08 Peacock Postage Stamps

PostPosted: 06 Aug 2008 06:55
by rakstampthai
kennywkt wrote:Could anyone tell me is there any philatelic shops in Hat Yai ?


Do you want to buy old or recent new issue ? Let me check with my friend and will let you know as soon as possible.