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National Day (2017)

 

 

 Issue Name: National Day
 Thai Issue Name: วันชาติ
 Issue Date: 2017/2561-12-05
 Cause: To commemorate the National Day, which is celebrated annually on 5 December and coincides with Wan Chaleum Phra Chonma Phansa, i.e. the birthday of King Bhumipon Adunyadet, as well as Father's Day
 Catalogue Number: 2017/53
 Denomination: 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht
 Used Value: 1 Baht
 Thailex Collection: n/a
 Size: 30 x 48 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 300,000 pieces
 Printer: T.K.S. Technologies Public Company Limited, Thailand
 Subject: Stamp with a border in the colours of the thong trai rong, i.e. the national tricolour, and the outline of the Map of Thailand, as well as the silhouettes of existing statues nationwide, of heroes and heroines from Siamese-Thai history, featuring Uthayaan Rachaphak history park in Hua Hin (fig.), which has seven large bronze statues of important kings from Thailand's history, i.e. the Kings Ramkamhaeng, Naresuan, Narai, Taksin, Rama I, Rama IV, and Rama V; the Phraya Phichai Dahb Hak Memorial in Uttaradit (fig.); statue of the heroes of Bang Rajan in Singburi (fig.); the Soldier Youth World War II Monument in Chumphon; the Phuket Heroines Monument of Thao Thep Krasatri and Thao Sri Sunthon on Phuket island (fig.); and the statue of Lady Suranari in Nakhon Ratchasima (fig.).
 Related Link: Uthayaan Rachaphak, Hua Hin, Ramkamhaeng, Naresuan, Narai, Taksin, Rama I, Rama IV, and Rama V, Phichai Dahb Hak, Uttaradit, Bang Rajan, Singburi, Chumphon, Phuket Heroines, thao, Thep Krasatri, Sri Sunthon, Phuket, Suranari, Nakhon Ratchasima, Korat, Map of Thailand, thong trai rong