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H.R.H. The Princess Mother Cremation Ceremony (1996)

 

Crematorium and portrait of Princess Sri Nagarindra, the Princess Mother

 

 Issue Name: H.R.H. The Princess Mother Cremation Ceremony
 Thai Issue Name: พระราชพิธีถวายพระเพลิงพระบรมศพ สมเด็จพระศรีนครินทราบรมราชชนนี (สมเด็จย่า)
 Issue Date: 1996/2539-03-10
 Cause: To commemorate the Cremation Ceremony for the Princess Mother, held at Sanam Luang (fig.) in Bangkok on 10 March 1996.
 Catalogue Number: 1996/11
 Denomination: 2 Baht
 Unused Value: 16 Baht
 Used Value: 6 Baht
 Thailex Collection: Unused stamp
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 5,000,000 pieces
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Portrait of Somdet Phra Sri Nagarindra Boromma Raja Channanie in the uniform of the Princess Mother's Voluntary Flying Doctors Foundation, which she established. The portrait is framed by a banner that bears the Princess' full name and royal title and which at the top ends in roses, referring to her passion for flowers (fig.). In gold, to the left, are her Royal Cypher (fig.) and a crematorium, known as Phra Meru.
 Related Link: Sri Nagarindra, Somdet Phra Boromma Raja Channanie, Somdet, Phra, Borom, Raja, Channanie, Bangkok, Sanam Luang, Meru.