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International Letter Writing Week - Rattanakosin Gilded Polychrome Tea Sets (2000)

 

Rattanakosin gilded polychrome tea set, with a Chinese cabbage design   Rattanakosin gilded polychrome tea set, with ducks and aquatic animals in lotus pond design

Rattanakosin gilded polychrome tea set, with a lotus bud shape in meshed leaf-stalks design   Rattanakosin gilded polychrome tea set, with butterflies and bees in a floral design

 

 Issue Name: International Letter Writing Week 1993
 Thai Issue Name: สัปดาห์สากลแห่งการเขียนจดหมาย 2536
 Issue Date: 2000/2543-10-07
 Cause: Commemorative stamps with winning designs of the 1998 International Letter Writing Week Painting Competition entitled Gilded Polychrome Tea Sets from the Rattanakosin Period
 Catalogue Number: 2000/59-62
 Denomination: 6 Baht, 6 Baht, 12 Baht, 12 Baht
 Unused Value: 9 Baht, 9 Baht, 16 Baht, 16 Baht
 Complete Set:  50 Baht (unused), 40 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 500,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Thai British Security Printing Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Various gilded polychrome tea sets from the Rattanakosin Period, with different designs: 1. Chinese cabbage design; 2. ducks and aquatic animals in lotus pond design; 3. lotus bud shape in meshed leaf-stalks design; 4. butterflies and bees in a floral design.
 Related Link: cha, Rattanakosin, Chinese cabbage, waterfowl, lotus, butterflies, bees