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. One postmark is of the Royal Exhibition Building.

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 Inernationale 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 30 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

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    160 mm (Width), 120 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Royal Exhibition Building, Stamp Shows, Philatelic Exhibitions, Stamps