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100th Anniversary of the National Library of Thailand (2005)

 

National Library of Thailand

 

 Issue Name:

100th Anniversary of the National Library of Thailand

 Thai Issue Name: 100ปี หอสมุดแห่งชาติ
 Issue Date: 2005/2548-10-12
 Cause: To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the National Library of Thailand, which was established on 12 October 1905 by royal decree of King Rama V, and by merging three pre-existing royal libraries, i.e. Montien Thamma (Mandira Dharma - มณเฑียรธรรม), Vajirayaan (Vajirayana - วชิรญาณ) and Phutta Sahtsanah Sangkaha (พุทธศาสนสังคหะ)
 Catalogue Number: 2005/47
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 4 Baht
 Used Value:  2 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Chan Wanich Security Printing Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: The former building of the National Library, named Sala Sahathai Samakhom and located in the compound of the Grand Palace, and the present building of the National Library of Thailand, located on Samsen Road (ถนนสามเสน) in Bangkok's Banglamphoo subdistrict.
 Related Link: Sala Sahathai Samakhom, Phra Rachawang, Bangkok, Banglamphoo, Rama V