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The Longest Reign Celebrations (3rd Series) - Royal Thrones (1988)

 

         

         

 

 Issue Name: The Longest Reign Celebrations (3rd Series) - Royal Thrones
 Thai Issue Name: รัชมังคลาภิเษก (ชุดที่ 3) - พระที่นั่ง
 Issue Date: 1988/2531-07-02
 Cause: To commemorate King Rama IX's Longest Reign Celebrations, which were held on 2 July 1988
 Catalogue Number: 1988/21-26
 Denomination: 2 Baht per design
 Unused Value: 12 Baht per design
 Complete Set:  72 Baht (unused), 36 Baht (used)
 Thailex Collection: Unused set
 Size: 27 x 45 mm
 Quantity of Stamps: 3,000,000 pieces per design
 Printer: Leigh-Mardon Pty. Limited, Australia
 Subject: Different Royal Thrones or Phra Thihnang (5) and Phra Thaen Raat-banlang (1), where the early kings sat to receive guests at various state functions and their respective multi-layered parasols called chattra, and located at the Phra Maha Monthien (พระมหามณเฑียร) group of Throne Halls within the Grand Palace in Bangkok: 1. Atthathit Uthumphon Ratcha Aht (อัฐทิศอุทุมพรราชอาสน์) Throne; 2. Patthrabit (ภัทรบิฐ) Throne; 3. Putthan Kanchanasinghat (พุดตานกาญจนสิงหาสน์) Throne; 4. Butsabok Mala Mahachakkra-phatphiman (บุษบกมาลามหาจักรพรรดิพิมาน) Throne; 5. Phra Thaen Raat-banlang Pradap Muk (พระแท่นราชบัลลังก์ประดับมุก) or Mother-of-Pearl Throne; 6. Phutahn Tom (พุดตานถม) or Niello Peony Throne, with Phutahn being a flower similar to the Peony, but known in English as Dixie Rosemallow.
 Related Link: Phra Thihnang, chattra, mother-of-pearl, Peony, niello, Grand Palace, Bangkok, tom, banlang, butsabok, raat, thaen, Phra, muk, Arts of the Kingdom (1st Series)