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400 Years of the Great Duel on Elephant (1992)

 

Great Duel of King Naresuan the Great fought on war elephants

 

 Issue Name: 400 Years of the Great Duel on Elephant
 Thai Issue Name: 400 ปี การทำยุทธหัตถี
 Issue Date: 1992/2535-01-18
 Cause: To commemorate 400 years since the victorious Great Duel on the back of war elephants, known in Thai as yutthahadtie and chang seuk, fought between King Naresuan The Great and Minchit Sra the Heir-Apparent of Burma
 Catalogue Number: 1992/9
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 16 Baht
 Used Value: 6 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4 million pieces
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Mural in the wihaan of Wat Suwandararam in Ayutthaya, depicting the Great Duel of 1593 fought on the back of war elephants, between King Naresuan The Great and Minchit Sra the Burmese Crown Prince. It was painted in the reign of King Rama VII by the court official Maha Sawektri Phraya Anusaht Chitrakon (มหาเสวกตรี พระยาอนุศาสน์จิตรกร), who was also known as Chan Chitrakon (จันทร์ จิตรกร), the grandfather of Samak Sundaravej (สมัคร สุนทรเวช), who briefly served as Thai Prime Minister from 28 January to 9 September 2008.
 Related Link: Naresuan, war elephant, elephant, yutthahadtie, chang seuk, wihaan, Wat Suwandararam, Burma, List of Thai Prime Ministers, List of Thai Kings