TH-1073: Marine Creatures (Thailand-Malaysia Joint Issue)

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Issue Number: TH-1073
Issue Name:  Thailand-Malaysia Joint Issue
Issue Date: 2015-06-08
Denomination: 3 baht (2 designs)
Designer: Mr. Udorn Niyomthum
Printer: unk.
Printing Process: Lithography Multi-colour
Quantity of Stamps: 400,000 pieces per design
Sheet Composition: 10 stamps per sheet (different design)
Perforation: unk.
Size: 30×40.5mm (Vertical – measured from perforation to perforation)
Details: Adjacent Territorial Sea, Colorful Marine Creatures

This is the first time that Thailand and Malaysia postal administrations jointly issue stamp to strengthen a good collaboration. The theme of this stamp set is “marine creatures”, in which two designs from each country. Thailand presents clown shrimps, the popular coral shrimps that are widely available at Similan Island (Pang-Nga province) and candy crab (coral protector) with beautiful shell, available at Surin Island (Pang-Nga province). Malaysia presents football jelly fish (Rhizostoma pulmo), available in South China Sea, (East coast) and Strait of Malacca (West coast), and sea slug (Phyllidia varicose), kind of Gastropeda without shell.

Date of issue is scheduled on June 8, 2015 (World Oceans Day), in order to promote awareness of people in conserving oceans. Images and information of Thai designs have been provided by Faculty of Fisheries, Kasetsart University.

©2015 Thailand Post


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