Category Thailand

Thailand Issue 919 Stamp with a Grain of Rice

Unusual Stamps: A Grain of Rice

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 […]

Thailand 1120 FDC Year of the Rooster

FDC: Year of the Rooster, Thailand

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?

Thailand Stamps: International Letter Writing Week 2005

Stamps: International Letter Writing Week 2005

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.

Stamps Thailand: Buddha Images

Stamps: Buddha Images from Thailand

This set of elegant stamps commemorates Buddha images in several historical styles found in the Kingdom of Thailand.

Miniature Sheet Thailand: International Letter Writing Week 1993

Miniature Sheet: International Letter Writing Week 1993

This miniature sheet from Thailand Post commemorates International Letter Writing Week (1993) with 4 stamps featuring Thai ridgeback dogs.

Stamps Thailand: Parrots

Stamps: Parrots

This beautifully illustrated issue from Thailand Post features 4 species of parrots that are found in the kingdom.

Stamp and Coin: The Royal Barge Procession, Thailand

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.

Japex 2013 official catalog and entry ticket

PEX: Japex 2013

Last year I was in Tokyo at the same time that Japex 2013 came to town: a lucky coincidence!

Stamps Buddhism Thai Tuesday

Stamps: The Colours of the Days of the Week

These series of stamps from Thailand and Laos illustrate a shared Buddhist custom of the colours of the days of the week.

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit Thailand 2013

Stamp Sheet: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit

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.

PEX: Thailand 2013

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.

Owls - TH 2013

Stamps: Owls from Thailand

The latest issue from Thailand Post features 4 owls that make their home in Thailand.