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Amazing Thailand - Nang Yai Shadow Play (1998)

 

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 Issue Name: Amazing Thailand 1998-1999
 Thai Issue Name: ปีท่องเที่ยวไทย 2541-2542
 Issue Date: 1998/2541-09-15
 Cause: Commemorative stamps for the Amazing Thailand Year, a Tourism Authority of Thailand campaign held in 1998-1999
 Catalogue Number: 1998/38-41
 Denomination: 3 Baht, 3, Baht, 7 Baht, 7 Baht
 Unused Value: 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 10 Baht, 10 Baht
 Complete Set:  32 Baht (unused), 22 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 48 x 33 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2 million pieces per design
 Printer: Thai-British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Tourism Authority of Thailand's Travel Thailand Year 1998-1999, with depictions of nang yai shadow play sheets made of cowhide and depicting characters from Thai mythology and the Ramakien, such as Phra Ram (fig.) on a naga (fig.), Phra In (fig.) riding Erawan (fig.), etc.
 Related Link: nang yai, shadow play, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Ramakien, Phra Ram, naga, Phra In, Erawan