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Malaria Eradication Campaign (1962) ●

 

              

             

 

 Issue Name:

Malaria Eradication Campaign

 Thai Issue Name:

ช่วยกันกำจัดกวาดล้างไข้มาลาเรีย

 Issue Date:

1962/2505-04-07

 Cause:

To encourage malaria eradication

 Catalogue Number:

1962/1-8

 Denomination:

0.05 Baht, 0.1 Baht, 0.2 Baht, 0.5 Baht, 1 Baht, 1.5 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht

 Unused Value:

20 Baht, 20 Baht, 15 Baht, 15 Baht, 40 Baht, 100 Baht, 50 Baht, 140 Baht

 Complete Set: 

260 Baht (unused), 50 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

Unused set

 Size:

21.5 x 38.5 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

2,000,000 pieces each for designs 1962/1-2, 1962/5 and 1962/7; 4,000,000 pieces for design 1962/3; 8,000,000 pieces for design 1962/4; 1,000,000 pieces each for designs 1962/6 and 1962/8

 Printer:

The Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan

 Subject:

1-4. A small Thai-style sanctuary called prasat noi (fig.), with the logo of the Malaria Eradication Campaign, i.e. a circle with a grid, representing the longitudinal and latitudinal lines of a world globe, with the medical Rod of Aesculapius (⚕) at its centre, and an Anopheles mosquito (fig.), the mosquito that −if infected− causes malaria, underneath it; 5-8. The monkey-warrior Hanuman in battle with some Anopheles mosquitoes, which −if infected− become carriers of the malaria parasite. In the top right corner is the logo of the Malaria Eradication Campaign, i.e. a world globe with the medical Rod of Aesculapius (⚕) at its centre and over an Anopheles mosquito.

 Related Link:

malaria, Anopheles mosquito, satang, monkey, Hanuman, prasat