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20th Anniversary of National Arbor Day (1979)

 

 

 Issue Name: 20th Anniversary of National Arbor Day
 Thai Issue Name: ครบรอบ 20 ปี วันต้นไม้ประจำปีของชาติ
 Issue Date: 1979/2522-07-10
 Cause: To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of National Arbor Day
 Catalogue Number: 1979/12
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht
 Unused Value: 20 Baht
 Used Value: 5 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4 million pieces
 Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps, Security Printers B.V., The Netherlands
 Subject: A man and a woman planting a young tree in a mountainous region with in the background more trees and some white birds flying through the forest. At the top of the stamp, in black print, is the Thai text sin pah wan dai pen phay mahan plook pah ruam kan suksan tua thai (สิ้นป่าวันใด เป็นภัยมหันต์ ปลูกป่าร่วมกัน สุขสันต์ทั่วไทย), which freely translates as: [if] one day the forest would cease to exist, [it] would be a deadly disaster; [let's] plant trees/build the forest together [bringing] happiness all over Thailand.
 Related Link: ton, National Year of the Trees (1988), National Year of the Trees (1987), National Year of the Trees (1986), bird