Postage stamps and postal history of Kenya

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A modern stamp of Kenya.

This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Kenya.

First stamps[edit]

The first stamps of independent Kenya were issued on 12 December 1963. Before that the territory used the stamps of British East Africa Company (1890-1895), British East Africa (1895-1903), East Africa and Uganda Protectorates (1903-1922), Kenya and Uganda (1922-1935) and Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika/Tanzania (1935-1976).[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rossiter, Stuart & John Flower. The Stamp Atlas. London: Macdonald, 1986, pp.282-290. ISBN 0-356-10862-7