This is the first post in an occasional series putting unusual stamps in the spotlight. This stamp is one of my favourites. It carries a fundamental symbol of Thailand, and considering what Thailand Post tried to do, I think it worked out very well. The issue commemorates the 83rd birthday anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol […]
Chinese New Year is here and the Year of the Rooster has begun. Best wishes for the year ahead from Thailand. Will it be a good year for you?
This issue from Thailand Post commemorates International Letter Writing Week (2005) with 4 stamps (with selvage) featuring an iconic animal from the Thai countryside: the water buffalo.
This set of elegant stamps commemorates Buddha images in several historical styles found in the Kingdom of Thailand.
This miniature sheet from Thailand Post commemorates International Letter Writing Week (1993) with 4 stamps featuring Thai ridgeback dogs.
This beautifully illustrated issue from Thailand Post features 4 species of parrots that are found in the kingdom.
I found this small presentation pack in a gift shop. I recognised the stamp, but I had not seen the coin before. Both items commemorate the Royal Barge Suphannahong taking part in the Royal Barge Procession in Thailand.
Last year I was in Tokyo at the same time that Japex 2013 came to town: a lucky coincidence!
These series of stamps from Thailand and Laos illustrate a shared Buddhist custom of the colours of the days of the week.
This sheet features 6 portraits of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand. The stamps were issued on 12th August, which is the Queen’s birthday. This day is also celebrated as Mother’s Day in Thailand.
The Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition opened on Friday last week, and Thailand Post has invited the world to Bangkok to celebrate all things philatelic. The exhibition runs from 2nd August to 14th August.
The latest issue from Thailand Post features 4 owls that make their home in Thailand.