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Freedom from Hunger Campaign (1963) ●

 

   

 

 Issue Name: Freedom from Hunger Campaign
 Thai Issue Name: โครงการรณรงค์เพื่อต่อต้านความอดอยาก
 Issue Date: 1963/2506-03-21
 Cause: To promote the Freedom from Hunger Campaign of the United nation's
 Catalogue Number: 1963/1-2
 Denomination: 0.2 Baht, 0.5 Baht
 Unused Value: 55 Baht, 45 Baht
 Complete Set:  100 Baht (unused), 25 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for de sign A and 6 million pieces for design B
 Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd., England
 Subject: A woman standing in a rice field, wearing a ngop farmer's hat (fig.) and holding some ears of rice and a kiyaw, i.e. a short-handled serrated knife with a semicircular blade, used for harvesting rice. In the top left corner is the logo of the Freedom from Hunger Campaign, i.e. three ears of rice and the acronym F.A.O., which stands for Food and Agriculture Organization.
 Related Link: sahaprachachaat, ngop, kiyaw, rice