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We are a society based in the United Kingdom, but with members world-wide, who collect the stamps and postal history of Thailand.

We provide:-
  • A journal published three-times a year in English
  • A library of over 500 books, articles, magazines, etc.
  • An exchange packet (currently only for UK members)
  • Meetings in London, the provinces and Bangkok
  • Help and advice to collectors

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World Stamp Exhibition: Bangkok 28th November to 3rd December 2018

Information is still available on the website  As you would expect, there are a number of Thai philatelic entries in the competitions. The winning displays and exhibitors are listed on the FIP website:

Meeting in Bangkok - 27th January 2019

A joint meeting of TPS and STP (Society for Thai Philately) was held at SASA International House at Chulalongkorn University on Sunday 27th January. A small turnout had an interesting time. There will be a report in the February Newsletter.
100 Baht 2018

British Library London - Public Display from the Row Collection

To mark the passing of King Bhumipol and the forthcoming coronation of Prince Vajiralongkorn, the British Library has mounted a number of sheets from the Row Collection of Siam into the public display panels. It is also almost one hundred years since the Row Collection was given to the British Museum.

The exhibition includes some early rarities, including the very first issues of Thailand.

It is worth noting that serious researchers may, by appointment, see many more items from the Row, Tapling, De La Rue and UPU collections, to name but a few.

Updated Publication - The Definitive Stamps of King Bhumipol Adulyadej

The society has printed issue 3 of Derek Bingham's work on the details of these stamps. The price is 20 plus P&P. Please contact the Publications Secretary, Jonathan Manning if you wish to buy a copy.