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120th Anniversary of Japan-Thailand Diplomatic Relations (2007)

 

Statue of Totsakan at Wat Phra Kaew  Five-storey pagoda at the Nikko Toshogu Shrine  White Elephant in mother-of-pearl inlay on the soles of the Reclining Buddha of Wat Poh  Dragon pattern on a Gagaku costume

Thai orchids  Japanese cherry blossoms  Female Thai dancer in a traditional brocade costume, wearing a chadah and making a wai gesture  Female Kabuki dancer in a traditional dress and wearing elaborate make-up

 

 Issue Name: 120th Anniversary of Japan-Thailand Diplomatic Relations
 Thai Issue Name: 120 ปี ความสัมพันธ์ทางการทูตไทย-ญี่ปุ่น
 Issue Date: 2007/2550-09-26
 Cause: To commemorate 120 years of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Japan, ties that were officially established on 26 September 1887. To mark the event, Thailand built a Thai pavilion in the Ueino Park in Tokyo, as a gift to mark the anniversary and to honour the people of Japan, where at that time circa 50,000 Thais resided, while about 36,000 Japanese were living in Thailand.
 Catalogue Number: 2007/57-64
 Denomination: 3 Baht (8 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (8 designs)
 Complete Set:  32 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 33 x 22.5 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 900,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: familiar sights from Thailand and Japan: 1. Statue of Totsakan at Wat Phra Kaew; 2. Five-storey pagoda at the Nikko Toshogu Shrine; 3. White Elephant in mother-of-pearl inlay on the soles of the Reclining Buddha of Wat Poh; 4. Dragon pattern on a Gagaku costume; 5. Thai orchids; 6. Japanese cherry blossoms; 7. Female Thai Khon dancer in a traditional brocade costume, wearing a chadah and making a wai gesture; 8. Female Kabuki dancer in a traditional dress and wearing elaborate make-up
 Related Link: Thailand, Totsakan, Wat Phra Kaew, pagoda, White Elephant, mother-of-pearl, Reclining Buddha, Wat Poh, Buddhapada, dragon, orchid, brocade, chadah, wai, Khon