Monday, October 1, 2012

Thailand - Provincial Emblem 2010 (5th Series)

Provincial Emblem Postage Stamps (5th Series)

Country / Post: Thailand
Date of Issue: 23 July 2010
Primary theme: National symbols (Coats of Arms)
Subject: Provincial Emblem Stamps
Width: 45.5 mm
Height: 45.5 mm
Denomination: 3.00 THB
Number in set: 10
Layout/Format: Miniature Sheet of 10 of 10 Designs
: 13 by 13
Stamp issuing authority: The Communications Authority of Thailand

Lop Buri Province: The image of the God Narai seated on a dais, located in front of the Phra Prang Samyod--an important religious sanctury and one of the main cultural features of the Province.

Lampang Province: The image of a white rooster standing at the front portal of the Phra That Lampang Luang.

Lamphun Province: The Phra That Hari Phoonchai, one of the most revered places of worship in Lamphun Province.

Loei Province: The Sri Song Rak Chedi, located in the front of Phu Kradueng Mountain. The Chedi is flanked by decorative cloud-design motifs. Phu Kradueng is a well-known national Park of the Province.

Si Sa Ket Province: The Prang Koo and Lumduan Flowers (Melodorum fruticosum), which are regarded as the provincial symbol flower.

Sakon Nakhon Province: The Phra That Cheng Chum with Nong Harn Lake and Don Swan Islet in the background. The Phra That Cheng Chum is an important place of worship in the Province. Nong Harn Lake is a natural source of water and Don Swan is an islet in the middle of the lake.

Songkhla Province: A conch placed on an elevated tray.

Satun Province: The Sea God, Phra Samut Deva, seated on a rock platform in the middle of the sea, with the sunset in the background.

Samut Prakan Province: The Phra Samut Chedi, an important place of worship in the Province.

Samut Songkhram Province: A large drum or a klong in Thai, hovering over the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. This is the source of the Province's original name--Mae Klong.

Quantity of stamps : 300,000 pieces per design (200,000 pieces for mixed sheets and 100,000 pieces for seperated sheets)
Composition : 10 stamps per sheet (Mixed and Seperated)
Printing Process: Lithography with special technique (gold metalic hot foil stamp)
Designer: Udorn Niyomthum (Thailand Post Company Limited)
FDC Price : 102 Baht (Salable at a set of 10 covers)
Quantity of FDC : 12,000 covers
Size : 34 mm. Diameter
Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand

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