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Bangkok 2003 FIP Exhibition

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The Bangkok 2003 World Philatelic Exhibition took place in October 2003.

Issue information

The Bangkok 2003 World Philatelic Exhibition took place between 4 - 13 October 2003. Celebrating the 120th anniversary of Thai Post and postage stamps, the exhibition was a highlight of the international stamp-collecting calendar.

New Zealand Post's participation in the exhibition was commemorated by way of a special miniature sheet incorporating Thai dancers and three stamps from the Royal New Zealand Ballet 50th Anniversary stamp issue.

Product Listing for Bangkok 2003 FIP Exhibition

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Image  Title Description Price
Miniature Sheet Mint, used or cancelled miniature sheet. $3.30
Souvenir Cover First day cover with miniature sheet affixed. Cancelled on the first day of issue. $3.80

Technical information

Date of issue: 4 October 2003
Miniature sheet and exhibition souvenir cover designed by : CommArts Design, Wellington
Cost of miniature sheet: $3.30
Cost of souvenir cover: $3.80
Printer: Southern Colour Print, Dunedin
Number of colours: Four process colours
Miniature sheet size: 110mm x 80mm  
Paper type: 103gsm Tullis Russell red phosphor stamp paper
Number of stamps: Three
Period of sale: These stamps remained on sale until 3 October 2004.