Summary

Commemorative card and envelope, marking Thailand's participation at Ausipex 84 at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne. The envelope features an illustration of a traditional Thai dancer, the Ausipex logo, an illustration of the Royal Exhibition Building, a 7 baht stamp and two Ausipex postmarks.

Physical Description

An envelope with a coloured illustration of a Thai woman in dancing costume with the Royal Exhibition Building in the background, an affixed stamp, and two postmarks. Featuring text in English and Thai.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Royal Exhibition Building Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Public Life & Institutions, Numismatics & Philately, Royal Exhibition Building

  • Acquisition Information

    Cultural Gifts Donation from Susan Lancaster, 05 May 2015

  • Place & Date of Event

    Ausipex Melbourne '84, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 Sep 1984 - 30 Sep 1984

  • Inscriptions

    On the obverse of the card: Australian World Philatelic Exhibition - Ausipex 84 Melbourne, Australia/ Date of issue: 21 September 1984/ Purpose: To commemorate the participation of Thailand in Australian World Philatelic/ Exhibition - AUSIPEX 84, Melbourne, Australia which is a joint venture between/ AUSIPEX 84 executive council and Australia Post. This World Philatelic Exhibition/ is to mark for Victoria's 150th Anniversary Celebrations and the development of/ Victoria Postal Administration, under the patronage of the Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) and the auspices of the Inter-Asia Philatelic Federation (FIAP). The/ Exhibition will be held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Australia during 21 - 30 September 1984./ Design: Illustrated the drawing of Thai classical dance and the emblem of Ausipex 84/ affixing with 7.00 Baht Denomination of Bangkok International Stamp Exhibition/ 1983 Commemorative Postage Stamp/ Designer: Mrs. Maliwan Charikrachang- The Communications Authority of Thailand/ Quantity: 6,000 covers/ Price: Priced at 10 Baht each/ Philatelic Division, The Communications Authority of Thailand, Bangkok 10501 Postmarked : [Thai text] MELBOURNE 26 SEPT 84 and [Thai text} AUSIPEX 84 / MELBOURNE 21-30 SEPT 84

  • Classification

    Royal exhibition building, Exhibitions & trade shows, Philatelic

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Philately

  • Type of item

    Document

  • Overall Dimensions

    160 mm (Width), 120 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Royal Exhibition Building, Stamp Shows, Philatelic Exhibitions, Stamps