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New Year 1993 (1992)

 

   

   

 

 Issue Name: New Year 1993
 Thai Issue Name: ปีใหม่ 2536
 Issue Date: 1992/2535-11-15
 Cause: To celebrate the 1993 New Year and to publicize flowers
 Catalogue Number: 1992/79-82
 Denomination: 1 Baht, 1 Baht, 1 Baht, 1 Baht
 Unused Value: 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht, 5 Baht
 Complete Set:  20 Baht (unused), 16 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 21 x 26 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 2,5 million pieces per design
 Printer: Joh. Enschedé en Zonen Grafische Inrichting B.V., The Netherlands
 Subject: 1. Rhododendron simsii, known in Thai as kulaab daeng (กุหลาบแดง) and kulaab doi (กุหลาบดอย), i.e. ‘red rose’ and ‘mountain rose’, respectively; 2. Cynoglossum lanceolatum, known in Thai as yah muan fah (หญ้ามวนฟ้า), literally ‘blue grass roll’; 3. Tithonia diversifolia, known in Thai as bua thong (บัวตอง), i.e. ‘golden lotus’; 4. Agapetes parishii, known in Thai as prathat doi (ประทัดดอย), literally ‘mountain firecracker’.
 Related Link: kulaab, Bua Thong Flower Blooming Season, prathad fai, trut