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Thai Khon Masks - 1st Series (1975)

Thai Khon Mask of Totsakan    Thai Khon Mask of Kumphakan

Thai Khon Mask of Phra Ram    Thai Khon Mask of Hanuman

 

 Issue Name: Thai Khon Masks (1st Series)
 Thai Issue Name: หัวโขน (ชุด 1)
 Issue Date: 1975/2518-06-10
 Cause: To publicize Thai art and literature by depicting khon masks representing characters from the epic Ramakien
 Catalogue Number: 1975/20-23
 Denomination: 0.75 Baht, 2 Baht, 3 Baht, 4 Baht
 Unused Value: 50 Baht, 140 Baht, 160 Baht, 400 Baht
 Complete Set:  750 Baht (unused), 250 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 45 x 27 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3 million pieces for the first design, 1 million pieces for each of the other designs
 Printer: Suomen Pankin Setelipaino, Bank of Finland Security Printing House, Finland
 Subject: Khon masks representing characters from the epic Ramakien: 1. Totsakan; 2. Kumphakan; 3. Phra Ram; and 4. Hanuman. At the bottom of each stamp are some Khon performers.
 Related Link: Totsakan, Kumphakan, Phra Ram, Hanuman, khon, Ramakien, epic, list of Ramakien characters, Khon, khon masks, Khon Masks (Thai Heritage Conservation Day)