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 Issue Name: Thai Classical Dances
 Thai Issue Name: นาฏศิลป์ไทย
 Issue Date: 1974/2517-06-25
 Cause: To publicize Thai classical dance
 Catalogue Number: 1974/3-6
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 2.75 Baht, 4 Baht, 5 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 80 Baht, 165 Baht, 165 Baht
 Complete Set:  440 Baht (unused), 190 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: n/c
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces for design A; 1 million pieces each for designs B, C and D
 Printer: Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd., England
 Subject: Various ram tha, i.e. dance poses used in Khon, i.e. Thai classical dance: 1. phala phiang lai (ผาลาเพียงไหล่); 2. phra lak phlaeng rit (พระลักษณ์แผลงฤทธิ์); 3. jihn sahw sai (จีนสาวไส้); 4. jarot phra sumeru (จรดพระสุเมรุ). All are human characters from the Ramakien and are dressed in brocade costumes and wearing a chadah (fig.).
 Related Link: Khon, ram tha, mudra, brocade, Ramakien, chadah, Apsara Dance, Thai Classical Dances (1969)