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50th Anniversary of the Thai Boy Scouts (1961)

 

logo of the Thai Boy Scouts and a hand performing the Boy Scout greeting

boys scout greeting a scout leader standing at a Thai national flag, and a camp site    King Rama VI and 3  members of the organization marching in their uniforms

 

 Issue Name: 50th Anniversary of the Thai Boy Scouts
 Thai Issue Name: ฉลอง 50 ปี ลูกเสือไทย
 Issue Date: 1961/2504-11-01
 Cause: Commemorative Stamps to mark the the 50th Anniversary of the Thai Boy Scouts, which were founded by King Rama VI in 1911
 Catalogue Number: 1961/8-10
 Denomination: 0.50 Baht, 1.00 Baht, 2.00 Baht
 Unused Value: 30 Baht, 60 Baht, 70 Baht
 Complete Set:  160 Baht (unused), 72 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 21 x 27 mm for design A; 27 x 21 mm for design B and C
 Quantity of Stamps: 2 million pieces for the first design, 1 million each for the other two designs
 Printer: Government Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan
 Subject: A. logo of the Thai Boy Scouts and a hand performing the Boy Scout greeting, i.e. the thumb and little finger held together and three fingers pointing upward; B. boys scout greeting a boys scout leader, who is standing at the side of the Thai national flag, with a camp site in the background; C. King Rama VI, the founder of the Thai Boy Scouts, and three members of the organization, one girl scout and two boy scouts, marching in their uniforms. Each stamp also bears the English text: "Thai Scout 50th Anniversary" underneath a text in Thai, which reads: "ลูกเสือไทย ฉลอง ๕๐ ปี พ.ศ. ๒๔๕๔-๒๕๐๔" or "Look Seua Thai Chalong 50 Pih PH.S. (BE) 2454-2504".
 Related Link: look seua, Vajiravudh, Rama VI