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Definitive Postage Stamps - Amazing Thai Ways (2007)

 

collecting sugar from the coconut palm using short bamboo cylinders called krabok tahn

   carving sculptures from wood, including a large statue of Erawan made from teakwood   tak baat, i.e. offering food to a Buddhist monk, who is on bintabaat, i.e. alms-begging round, in a reua khem paddle boat

releasing kohm loy lanterns      selling orchids at the Pahk Khlong flower market in Bangkok

weaving soom kai chicken coops, used for keeping poultry      elephants and their mahouts working with wooden logs

 

 Issue Name: Amazing Thai Ways
 Thai Issue Name: วิถีชีวิตไทย
 Issue Date: 2007/2550-10-01
 Cause: Definitive stamps
 Catalogue Number: D2007/12-21
 Denomination: 3 Baht (10 designs)
 Unused Value: 4 Baht (10 designs)
 Complete Set: 40 Baht (unused), 15 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 31 x 31 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 5,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: The traditional Thai ways of life: 1. collecting sugar from the coconut palm using short bamboo cylinders called krabok tahn; 2. selling kuay tiyaw reua noodles from a sampan paddle boat; 3. carving sculptures from wood, including a large statue of Erawan made from teakwood; 4. tak baat, i.e. offering food to a Buddhist monk, who is on bintabaat, i.e. alms-begging round, in a reua khem paddle boat; 5. releasing kohm loy lanterns; 6. carving nang thalung puppets used in shadow play; 7. selling tropical flowers, such as orchids, at the Pahk Khlong flower market in Bangkok; 8. weaving soom kai chicken coops, used for keeping poultry; 9. selling fruit, such as rambutan, from reua jaew and reua tae paddle boats at Damnoen Saduak floating market; 10. elephants and their mahouts working with wooden logs
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