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Rose Postage Stamp (2006)

 

Rose

 

 Issue Name: Rose 2006
 Thai Issue Name: ดอกกุหลาบ พ.ศ. 2549
 Issue Date: 2006/2549-02-07
 Cause: To publicize roses and promote philatelic activities
 Catalogue Number: 2006/7
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 8 Baht
 Used Value: 4 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 62 x 31 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: A pink Rose, known in Thailand as the Chulalongkorn Rose, named after King Rama V, who was born on a Tuesday, that has pink as it colour in the sih prajam wan system. It was named dok kulaab Chulachomklao by the King's royal consort Princess Dara Radsami, who cultivated these thorn-free pink roses in the garden of her palace in Chiang Mai's Mae Rim District. Internationally, it is also known as the Rose of Siam.
 Related Link: kulaab, dok, Chulalongkorn, Chulachomklao, Rama V, sih prajam wan, Dara Radsami, Chiang Mai, Siam.