January was yet another philatelic-filled month and I added quite a few stamps to my various collections. Most were obtained online and I made two trips to the Phuket Philatelic Museum to buy new Thai stamps. I received a flurry of postcards at the start of the month but, alas, no further Christmas cards. I … Continue reading Philatelic Pursuits: January 2015
Year of the Goat
TH-1058: Zodiac 2015 (Year of the Goat)
Issue Number: TH-1058 Issue Name: Zodiac 2015 (Year of the Goat) Postage Stamp Issue Date: 2015-01-01 Denomination: 3 baht Designer: Mr. Udorn Niyomthum (Thailand Post Company Ltd.) Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited Printing Process: Lithography (multicolor) Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces Sheet Composition: 10 stamps per sheet Perforation: unk. Size: 30 x … Continue reading TH-1058: Zodiac 2015 (Year of the Goat)
Thailand’s Stamps for 2015
As I write this on January 1st, the first of Thailand’s stamp issues for 2015 is scheduled for release. It is a public holiday and the local post office is closed so I will attempt to purchase my copies of the stamp and first day cover tomorrow. This first issue, 1058 in Thailand Post’s numbering … Continue reading Thailand’s Stamps for 2015
Happy New Year 2015!
Another year older, another year wiser? I have to admit that I’m a bit confused – is this the Year of the Sheep or the Year of the Goat. Some breeds of goats and sheep do look similar (the tails being the usual giveaway) but they aren’t exactly the same animal. Most websites detailing the … Continue reading Happy New Year 2015!