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Thai Architecture (1967)

 

Reuan Thai (Thai Style House)    Chedi (Thai Pagoda)

Ho Rakhang (Thai Bell Tower)    Bot (Thai Temple Building)

 

 Issue Name:

Thai Architecture

 Thai Issue Name:

สถาปัตยกรรมไทย

 Issue Date:

1967/2510-04-06

 Cause:

To publicize the beauty of Thai architecture

 Catalogue Number:

1967/22-25

 Denomination:

0.5 Baht, 1.5 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht

 Unused Value:

66 Baht, 154 Baht, 770 Baht, 495 Baht

 Complete Set: 

1,485 Baht (unused), 495 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set (washed)

 Size:

27 x 45 mm (30 x 48 mm incl. white border)

 Quantity of Stamps:

10,000,000 pieces for the first design; 500,000 pieces for each of the other designs

 Printer:

Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan

 Subject:

Thai Architecture: 1. Reuan Song Thai (Thai Style House); 2. Chedi (Thai Pagoda), i.e. Wat Phra Sri Sanphet; 3. Ho Rakhang (Thai Bell Tower) of Wat Phra Kaew; 4. Bot (Thai Temple Building) - though in Thai the stamp bears the word bot (โบสถ์), the building is in fact a wihaan, the bot's counterpart, namely Wihaan Phra Mongkon Bophit

 Related Link:

Reuan Thai, Chedi, Pagoda, Ho Rakhang, Bot, Ubosot, Ayutthaya, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Wat Phra Kaew, Wihaan Phra Mongkon Bophit