100th Anniversary of the Revenue Department (2015)





 Issue Name: 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Department
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี กรมสรรพากร
 Issue Date: 2013/2558-07-02
 Cause: To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Department
 Catalogue Number: 2015/37-40
 Denomination: 3 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 16 Baht (unused), 4 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 30 x 48 mm for designs 2015/37-38; 48 x 30 mm for designs 2015/39-40
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: The consecutive office buildings of the Revenue Department throughout its existence: 1. Ho Ratsadakon Phiphat within the Grand Palace complex; 2. Wang Ban Dokmai, i.e. the former residence of Prince Burachat Chaiyakon, the Krom Phra of Kamphaeng Phet (fig.), in Ban Baat District; 3. the offices at Banglamphoo Intersection (แยกบางลำภู), near the end of Chakraphong (จักรพงษ์) Road; and 4. the current headquarters building in Bangkok's Phaya Thai (พญาไท) zone. In the top right corner of each stamp is the logo of the 100th Anniversary of the Revenue Department, i.e. the Thai text 100 Pih Krom Sanphakon (๑๐๐ ปี กรมสรรพากร), 100 Years Revenue Department, with in the second the circular logo of the Revenue Department, which depicts a thevada figure seated in the royal relaxation-position, while playing a traditional three-stringed, plucked, lute-like, instrument, called phin (fig.). The figure is bare-chested and is surrounded by kanok motifs.
 Related Link: Revenue Department, Bangkok, 80th Anniversary of the Revenue Department, phin, kanok, thevada, royal relaxation-position, Ho Ratsadakon Phiphat, Krom Phra, Kamphaeng Phet, Burachat Chaiyakon, baat, Grand Palace