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100th Anniversary of the National Museum (1974) ●

 

     

     

 

 Issue Name:

100th Anniversary of the National Museum

 Thai Issue Name:

ครบรอบ 100 ปี พิพิธภัณฑสถานแห่งชาติ

 Issue Date:

1974/2517-09-19

 Cause:

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the National Museum

 Catalogue Number:

1974/9-12

 Denomination:

0.75 Baht, 2.75 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht

 Unused Value:

25 Baht, 75 Baht, 100 Baht, 100 Baht

 Complete Set: 

300 Baht (unused), 90 Baht (used)

 Thailex Collection:

n/c

 Size:

27 x 45 mm

 Quantity of Stamps:

3,000,000 pieces for design 1974/9; 1 million pieces each for designs 1974/10-12

 Printer:

Suomen Pankin Setelipaino, Bank of Finland Security Printing House, Finland

 Subject:

Various objects that are on permanent display in the National Museum in Bangkok: 1. a royal chariot, known in Thai as Rajarot; 2. torso of the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; 3. Ban Chiang painted pottery; 4. painted portrait of King Mongkut, i.e. Rama IV

 Related Link:

National Museum, Bangkok, Rajarot, Ban Chiang, Avalokitesvara, bodhisattva, Ban Chiang, Mongkut, Rama IV