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International Letter Writing Week - Thai Medicinal Succulents (1984)

 

    

   

 

 Issue Name: International Letter Writing Week 1984
 Thai Issue Name: สัปดาห์สากลแห่งการเขียนจดหมาย 2527
 Issue Date: 1984/2527-10-07
 Cause: To commemorate the 1984 International Letter Writing Week with the prize winning designs from the 1982 International Letter Writing Week painting competition on Thai medicinal succulents
 Catalogue Number: 1984/19-22
 Denomination: 1.5 Baht, 2 Baht, 4 Baht, 10 Baht
 Unused Value: 15 Baht, 25 Baht, 35 Baht, 75 Baht
 Complete Set:  150 Baht (unused), 70 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 4,000,000 pieces for the first design; 2,000.000 pieces each for designs 2 and 3; and 1,000,000 pieces for design 4
 Printer: Société Nouvelle Cartor Starl, France
 Subject: Various Thai medicinal succulents: 1. Giant Taro (Alocasia indica, known in Thai as ton kradaat daeng (ต้นกระดาดแดง), literally red paper plant’, a kind of bon of which the root is called pheuak; 2. Indian Aloe (Aloe vera), known in Thai as ton haang jorakae, literally crocodile's tail plant’; 3. Purple Passion (Gynura pseudochina), known in Thai as ton maha kahn (ต้นมหากาฬ), literally great black plant’; 4. Moses-in-the-Cradle (Rhoeo spathacea), known in Thai as ton waan kaab hoy.
 Related Link: taro, pheuak, ton, haang jorakae, crocodile, Moses-in-the-Cradle, waan kaab hoy, maha