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For the first time Heptagon stamps for the 7th cycle birthday anniversary of our the King
When His Majesty the King turns 84 on December 5th, 2011, Thailand Post will issue three sets of postage stamps to commemorate this auspicious under the theme of "Sattamahamongkhol Bhumibol Maharaja". Number 7 in the 7th cycle anniversary was choosen as the principle theme of the stamp designs. All three series of stamps will be in heptagon shape. It is the first time that any stamp is issued in this shape.
The theme of the second series of these commemorative stamps is "Worldwide recognition". These series come in seven designs featuring pictures of the coins and awards that different international organizations presented to His Majesty the King.
* The stamps are printed in four colors on foil sheets with embossed patterns to imitated each coin. A profile drawing of His Majesty the King in gold foil is placed on top of the award in each stamps.
Quantity of stamps: 7,000,000 pieces
Sheet Composition: 7 stamps per sheet (different design)
Printing Process: Lithography together with embossing technique and foil hot stamp, Multi-colour
Designer: Udorn Niyomthum (Thailand Post Co., Ltd.)
FDC Price: 60 Baht (Saleable at a set of 3 covers)
Quantity of FDC: XX,000 covers