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International Letter Writing Week - Blossoms (1974) ●

 

     

     

 

 Issue Name:

International Letter Writing Week 1974

 Thai Issue Name:

สัปดาห์สากลแห่งการเขียนจดหมาย 2517

 Issue Date:

1974/2517-10-06

 Cause:

To commemorate the 1974 International Letter Writing Week

 Catalogue Number:

1974/13-16

 Denomination:

0.75 Baht, 2.75 Baht, 3 Baht, 4 Baht

 Unused Value:

20 Baht, 70 Baht, 140 Baht, 90 Baht

 Complete Set: 

320 Baht (unused), 90 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

n/c

 Size:

27 x 45 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

5,000,000 pieces for design 1974/13; 1 million pieces each for designs 1974/14-16

 Printer:

Joh. Enschedé en Zonen Grafische Inrichting B.V., Holland

 Subject:

1. Golden Shower (Cassia fistula), in Thai known as dok rachaphreuk; 2. Tiger Claw (Butea monosperma), in Thai called dok thong kwahw; 3. Arabian jasmine (Jasminum sambac), in Thai referred to as dok ma-li son; 4. Giant Crape-myrtle (Lagerstroemia speciosa), in Thai known as dok inthanin

 Related Link:

dok, rachaphreuk, Tiger Claw, jasmine, thong kwahw, ma-li, inthanin