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75th Anniversary of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly (2014)

 

 

 Issue Name:

75th Anniversary of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly

 Thai Issue Name:

75ปี โรงงานยาสูบไทย

 Issue Date:

2014/2557-04-19

 Cause:

To mark the 75th Anniversary of the Thailand Tobacco Monopoly, which was founded on 19 April 1939, when the Excise Department under the Ministry of Finance took over operations from the Burapha (บูรพา) Tobacco Factory

 Catalogue Number:

2014/26

 Denomination:

3 Baht

 Unused Value:

5 Baht

 Used Value:

1 Baht

 Thailex Collection:

n/a

 Size:

36 x 51 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

500,000 pieces

 Printer:

Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand

 Subject:

The Thailand Tobacco Monopoly in Bangkok, with in the top right corner the company's 75th Anniversary logo, which includes the company's standard logo, which is circular and bordered with kranok-style motifs, that make the contours lotus-shaped, while in its centre are the Thai letters R Y S (ร ย ส), which stand for Rohng Yah Soob (โรงงานยาสูบ), i.e. Tobacco Factory.

 Related Link:

yah soob, Bangkok, tobacco field, tobacco plant, tobacco curing barns, tobacco cutter, Excise Department