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Chinese New Year (2008)

 

Tiger Dance    Lion Dance

Fire Sculpture representing masks of figures from Chinese opera    Parade of Angels

 

 Issue Name: Chinese New Year 2008
 Thai Issue Name: เทศกาลตรุษจีน ปี 2553
 Issue Date: 2008/2553-02-01
 Cause: To commemorate the annual Chinese New Year
 Catalogue Number: 2008/7-10
 Denomination: 5 Baht (4 designs)
 Unused Value: 5 Baht (4 designs)
 Complete Set: 20 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 48 x 30 mm for designs one and two; and 25 x 30 mm (21 x 26 mm exclusive of white border) for designs three and four
 Quantity of Stamps: 1,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: 1. Chinese Tiger Dance; 2. Chinese Lion Dance; 3. Fire Sculpture representing masks of figures from Peking Opera or Chinese Opera wearing lian pu, with the large one in the middle similar to the face of Kuan U; 4. Parade of Angels. The text on all four stamps is designed to resemble Chinese script.
 Related Link: Trut Jihn, kaancheud seua, tiger, kaancheud singtoh, lion, Chinese Opera, ngiw, Kuan U, lian pu, Peking Opera