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Thailand,  Siam,   Postage Stamp,  #271 Used,  1947
Thailand, Siam, Postage Stamp, #271 Used, 1947
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ABOUT THAILAND AND SIAM
 
Before Siam, issued the first postage stamp, there was a courier limited, especially for the royal family. Domestic mail traveled by messengers, while international mail traveled by steamboat to post offices in neighboring countries such as the Straits Settlements.
 
In 1858, the British consulate in Bangkok has opened a post office, offering international courier services to the public.
 
Siam issued the first stamp August 4, 1883