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Centenary of Thai Boy Scouts (2011)

 

Portrait of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), founder of the Thai scouting organization, flanked by ropes tied into reef knots, and the logo of the Thai Boy Scouts with their slogan

 

 Issue Name: The Centenary of Thai Boy Scouts 1911 - 2011
 Thai Issue Name: 100 ปี ลูกเสือไทย
 Issue Date: 2011/2554-07-01
 Cause: To commemorate the centenary of the establishment of the Thai scouting organization by King Vajiravudh, which he founded on 1 July 1911, as a successor of the the Wild Tiger Corps, which he founded only months earlier, on 6 May 1911
 Catalogue Number: 2011/49
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 6 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 36 x 51 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Portrait of King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), founder of the Thai scouting organization, flanked by ropes tied into reef knots, and the logo of the Thai Boy Scouts with their slogan Siya Chihp Yah Siya Sat (เสียชีพอย่าเสียสัตย์), i.e. ‘Lose [your] Life Don't Lose  [your] Honesty’, which is usually translated as ‘Better to Die than to Lie’.
 Related Link: look seua, Vajiravudh, Rama VI