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Kenyan 'First Day' Jamhuri Day 1966 Official cover
'Definitive Stamps' belonging to Swami Kul Bushan

Kenyan 'First Day' Jamhuri Day 1966 Official First Day cover Definitive Stamps belong to Swami Kul Bushan | Coastweek

 

NEW DELHI India -- A fine selection of 'Official First Day Cover' Kenya stamps from the new definitive issue of December 12, 1966, and still in the possession of former Kenyan author and journalist Swami Kul Bhushan. 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). PHOTO - KUL BHUSHAN

Kenyan 'First Day' Jamhuri Day 1966 Official First Day cover Definitive Stamps belong to Swami Kul Bushan | Coastweek

 

NEW DELHI India -- Uhuru Day 1963 cover promotes the new flag, heavy industry and farming. PHOTO - KUL BHUSHAN

Kenyan 'First Day' Jamhuri Day 1966 Official First Day cover Definitive Stamps belong to Swami Kul Bushan | Coastweek

 

NEW DELHI India -- First Jamhuri Day 1964 cover portrays Mzee Kenyatta, Kanu cockerel and tourism. Two years later, [top image 1966] only wild life and tourism are promoted showing how the focus changed keeping in mind that stamps also go abroad and can bring in tourists. PHOTO - KUL BHUSHAN

 

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The Postal history in Kenya dates from the early years of the 17th century

 

             

 

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