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Children's Day (2004)

 

Sut Saakhon and his the dragon-horse, taking advice from a hermit

 

 Issue Name: National Children's Day
 Thai Issue Name: วันเด็กแห่งชาติ ปี 2547
 Issue Date: 2004/2547-01-10
 Cause: Annual Commemorative Stamp to mark the National Children's Day and to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the release of the 82-minute animated feature film The Adventures of Sut Saakhon, which was first shown in public on Songkraan Day in 1979.
 Catalogue Number: 2004/2
 Denomination: 3 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht
 Used Value: 2 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2 million pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Sut Saakhon and his the hybrid dragon-horse, taking advice from a reusi (hermit) during his quest to find his father Phra Aphaimanih. The illustration is from the movie called The Adventures of Sut Saakhon, an animated film of the story and the first ever cel-animated feature film created by a Thai cartoonist, i.e. Payut Ngaokrachang (ปยุต เงากระจ่าง)
 Related Link: Phra Aphaimanih, Sut Saakhon, dragon-horse