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20th Anniversary of the Thailand-China Diplomatic Relations - Asian Elephants  (1995)

 

Asian ElephantsAsian Elephants

 

 Issue Name:

20th Anniversary of the Thailand-People's Republic of China Diplomatic Relations - Asian Elephants

 Thai Issue Name:

20 ปี ความสัมพันธ์ทางการฑูตระหว่างประเทศไทยกับประเทศสาธารณรัฐประชาชนจีน

 Issue Date:

1995/2538-07-01

 Cause:

To publicize and to promote cooperation and cordial relations between the Kingdom of Thailand and the People's Republic of China on the occasion of 20th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two countries.

 Catalogue Number:

1995/21-22

 Denomination:

2 Baht, 2 Baht

 Unused Value:

6 Baht, 6 Baht

 Complete Set: 

12 Baht (unused), 8 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set

 Size:

48 x 30 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

4,000,000 pieces per design

 Printer:

Joh. EnschedÚ Stamps, Security Printers B.V., The Netherlands

 Subject:

Se-tenant stamp with the illustration of Asian Elephants visiting a body of water in a mountainous and forested area. In the red are the Thai and Chinese words for elephant, i.e. chang (ช้าง) and xiÓng (), respectively. The stamp on the left is said to represent a Thai elephant herd while the design on the right represents a Chinese elephant herd. Both herds are drinking from a river that originates from the same source, referring to a friendly and mutual beneficial relationship between the two countries.

 Related Link:

Thailand, China, Asian Elephants, chang